Libya Fact of The Day

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"Libya Fact of The Day"

Andrew Exum:

On a per capita basis, though, twice as many foreign fighters came to Iraq from Libya — and specifically eastern Libya — than from any other country in the Arabic-speaking world. 84.1% of the 88 Libyan fighters in the Sinjar documents who listed their hometowns came from either Benghazi or Darnah in Libya’s east.

On its own, that doesn’t prove much of anything. But it’s a reminder that there’s no reason to just assume that Libyan rebels are nice folks on whose behalf we should launch a war with the Libyan government.

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