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A U.S. citizen has amassed his forces near Tripoli, but U.S. troops aren t the solution, officials say

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Apr 10, 2019 8:53 PM 1+ week ago

A US citizen has amassed his forces near Tripoli, but US troops arent the solution, officials say

A dual citizen of Libya and the U.S. has marched an army to the Libyan capital of Tripoli, but don't expect U.S. forces to stop him.

The only solution to the conflict, a U.S. Africa Command spokesman told Military Times, is a political one.

The United Nations has also called for a political settlement, echoing a desire from the international community to halt combat operations.

"Containing instability in Libya is important to regional security," said AFRICOM spokesman Col. Chris Karns said. "However, U.S. Africa Command recognizes that a political solution, not an application of military muscle, is the way forward for the existing problem set Libya faces."

On Tuesday, the U.N. postponed a three-day peace conference scheduled to begin April 14 due to the military operation. The talks were intended to discuss a way to end ...

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A U.S. citizen has amassed his forces near Tripoli, but U.S. troops aren   t the solution, officials say

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A U.S. citizen has amassed his forces near Tripoli, but U.S. troops aren   t the solution, officials say

A U.S. citizen has amassed his forces near Tripoli, but U.S. troops aren t the solution, officials say

airforcetimes.com     1+ week ago

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