31 Aug '14, 5pm

Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya: The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya'... #navy

Militia says it 'secured' U.S. compound in Libya: The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya'... #navy

TRIPOLI, LIBYA — The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital has “secured” a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday. The Islamist militia’s move likely will reinvigorate debate in the U.S. over its role in Libya, more than three years after supporting rebels who toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. It also comes near the two-year anniversary of the slaying of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Libya’s second-largest city of Benghazi. On July 26, U.S. diplomats evacuated the compound and the capital to neighboring Tunisia under a U.S. military escort as fighting between rival militias intensified and thousands fled. The evacuation included dozens of U.S. Marines and at least seven military aircraft. The Sta...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/article/20140831/NEWS08/308310033

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