February 23, 2011 7:39 PM

Gadhafi no match for eastern Libyans' resistance streak

Surreal scenes unfolded in Green Mountain — the verdant craggy belt of eastern Libya that forms the backbone of the uprising to overthrow Moammar Gadhafi. The youths here won pitched battles against Gadhafi's mercenary-backed army, leaving a trail of charred government offices and bullet pocked walls from the coastal cities of Shahat to Beyida.

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