Two Gulf monarchies (UAE and Qatar) contradictory support Libyan factions, the UAE Sheikhdom support liberal leader Mahmoud Jibril, alongside his ally Gen. Khalifa Haftar, against Islamist factions supported by Qatar monarchy.
Just as bad, no acknowledgment has ever come from the establishment, including the media, that what was tantamount to an invasion by the West in 2011 was never about protecting the Libyan people from an ogre. That’s what the public was constantly led to believe. Rather, it was about protecting opportunities for Western companies. And now, as Libya continues to unravel, even those are in doubt.----------------
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(*) NATO-GCC: North Atlantic Treaty Organization-Gulf Cooperation Council