August 31, 2011
Tripoli Divided as Rebels Jostle for Power
Kirkpatrick & Nordland, New York Times
There are growing hints of rivalry among the various brigades over who deserves credit for liberating the city and the influence it might bring. And attempts to name a military leader to unify the bands of fighters have instead exposed divisions within the rebel leadership, along regional lines but also between secularists and Islamists.
TAGGED: Tripoli, Transitional National Council, Libya