The main thing that’s holding back the insurgents from advancing towards Tripoli is Gaddafi’s civilian supporters

Posted on 7 July 2011


Asked what was stopping the rebels from advancing the 150 km (93 miles) from Zintan to the capital, Tripoli, Col. Milad replied: “The main thing holding us back are the neighbors who are supporting Gaddafi.”

Matt Robinson (16 May 2011). “Fighting in Libya pits neighbors against each other”. Reuters.

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