Across 'Liberated' Eastern Libya, Volunteerism and a Pulling Together
Murphy, Dan, The Christian Science Monitor
In Benghazi, Libya's second-largest city, one member of the transitional city council says that 'we have surprised even ourselves' as residents have stepped forward to maintain order.
The shrinking footprint of forces loyal to Libya's Muammar Qaddafi has spirits high in Benghazi, the country's second-largest city and one that is already free from his rule.
As US officials struggle to understand the quickly unfolding events, a predominant concern is that chaos and civil war could emerge after Mr. Qaddafi's one-man rule is dispatched - if he doesn't manage to sow it himself first.
But Umm Ahmed, head of the management committee for Benghazi's new …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Across 'Liberated' Eastern Libya, Volunteerism and a Pulling Together. Contributors: Murphy, Dan - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 26, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.