Accès direct au contenu

Retour rapide vers l'accueil

Concern grows over militant activity in Libya

The Chicago Tribune, 30 September 2011
Publié le : 30 septembre 2011
 Mark Hosenball 
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the dust settles after six months of fighting in Libya, U.S. officials are stepping up efforts to identify Islamic militants who might pose a threat in a post-Gaddafi power vacuum. U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence agencies have recently produced classified papers examining the strength, role and activities of militant activists and factions in post-Gaddafi Libya, four U.S. officials said. Some assessments examine the backgrounds of anti-Gaddafi leaders with militant pedigrees, and explore whether these individuals, some of whom have publicly renounced Islamic militancy, will stand by their pledges against extremism. During the half-year campaign by rebels to driveMuammar Gaddafi from power, U.S. and NATO officials downplayed fears that al Qaeda or other militants would infiltrate anti-Gaddafi forces or take advantage of disorder to establish footholds in Libya. Read on...
Share this news story on facebook
More on International affairs
Mise à jour le 30 septembre 2011
Créé le 30 septembre 2011
ISSN 2107-7029
DGESCO Clé des Langues