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U.S.: Libya in 'very fragile place'

Official acknowledges ‘outside interference’ undermining

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:29 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's overthrow.

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