Growing Schism Threatens to Unwind the GNA in Libya

Published September 3rd, 2020 - 07:41 GMT
Protesters in Tripoli, Libya gather against corruption and electricity shortages on Aug 24, 2020 (AFP/FILE)
Protesters in Tripoli, Libya gather against corruption and electricity shortages on Aug 24, 2020 (AFP/FILE)
Inside the war-torn country of Libya, where two rival governments are pitted in an indefinite civil war, nationwide discontent is coalescing. On August 23, organized protests occurred in over a dozen sites throughout Tripoli, which is controlled by the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). And though they received far less media attention, protesters aired similar grievances against the Libyan National Army (LNA) in cities to the east.    Under both warring regi

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