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Libya's Pick for Army Chief Could Derail Peace Talks

Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament - one of two competing for power - has agreed to return to U.N.-sponsored peace talks. But the decision to appoint a renegade anti-Islamist general as the commander-in-chief of its forces is likely to deepen divisions in the conflict-wracked country. The decision to appoint Major General Khalifa Belgacem Haftar risks derailing U.N.-sponsored talks set to resume Thursday in neighboring Morocco, European diplomats fear. The retired general...

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