Middle East

March 1, 2011

Libyan rebels ambivalent about U.S. military help

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces have surrounded Tarek Zawi’s hometown of Zawiya, he suspects, to stop shipments of food and medicine from coming in. When the rebel fighter steps outside his home to defend the city - which has been in rebel hands for more than a week - from the nightly attacks, it's always on an empty stomach.

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