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The Scramble for Libya: Who Will Fill the Post-Gaddafi Power Vacuum?

Three years after the fall of Gaddafi, could one of his former generals be staging a coup? Khalifa Haftar, who spent three decades in exile in the US, seems to be preparing to make his move once again. He's taking on the Islamist-supported General National Council, only one month before elections that are due to make way for a fully-fledged parliament. Meanwhile, since the overthrow of Gaddafi, local militias have never disarmed. What's in store for Libya? We bring you an exclusive report.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Céline BARDET

International Lawyer and Specialist on War Crimes

Kamel ALMARACHE

Independent journalist

Waheed BURSHAN

Former Member of the Gharyan Council (CNT)

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2017-07-25 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Touch: Can the new French President be Libya's Peacemaker?

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2017-07-24 Israel

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2017-07-20 Europe

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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