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The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer
11th August 2017 - Syndicated

Since the 2011 revolution, Libya has been the site of a rather nasty proxy war. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and other traditional Gulf states have backed the eastern-based government and Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA). Seeking a more Islamist order in Libya, Qatar and Turkey backed the Muslim Brotherhood, and more recently, the Tripoli-based General National Congress (GNC). Jonathan Schanzer of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies joins The John Batchelor show to discuss.


gulf-states, libya, muslim-brotherhood