Retired general launches war against Islamists in eastern Libya

July 22, 2014 10:06 AM

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Retired general launches war against Islamists in eastern Libya

IHS Jane's Terrorism & Insurgency Monitor

Almost two months after its launch on 16 May, the offensive by retired general Khalifa Haftar's forces against Islamist militias in Benghazi and eastern Libya, as well as their suspected political backers, has attracted considerable popular support but achieved few tangible results. Haftar has claim...

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