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Libya: Haftar’s Route to Power: Armed Conflict or the Ballot Box?

Pro-Haftar media have tried to portray last week’s meeting in Abu Dhabi between GNA head Fayez Serraj and Khalifa Haftar, who has opposed the GNA until now, as a buzz-worthy breakthrough. They spun the meeting as having resulted in a power-sharing deal in which Haftar would serve as the head of the armed forces in a new, downsized Presidency Council, prior to new elections being held by March 2018.

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