The Libyan Revolution

Following the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, in February 2011 anti-government protests began in Benghazi in eastern Libya and forces loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi dispatched elite troops and militia in an attempt to recapture it. They were repelled and the situation quickly descended into a civil war. I travelled to both the rebel-held east and to the capital Tripoli while it was still under Gadhafi's control.
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