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Abdel-Fattah Younis General Abdel-Fattah Younis, former interior minister in the Gadhafi regime who defected early, is greeted by Libyan rebels at the front line near Brega, Libya. Not long ago, Moammar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam was seen as the sole hope for change in Libya. He talked of greater democracy, human rights and economic development and attracted Libyan technocrats, many Western-educated, to take up positions in the regime, hopeful he meant what he said. Now those technocrats, who gave up on Seif al-Islams talk of reform, hold many of the top posts in the rebellion seeking to push the Gadhafi family from power
Mideast Libya Rebel Leaders, Brega, Libya
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Mideast Libya Rebel Leaders, Brega, Libya

Abdel-Fattah Younis General Abdel-Fattah Younis, former interior minister in the Gadhafi regime who defected early, is greeted by Libyan rebels at the front line near Brega, Libya. Not long ago, Moammar Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam was seen as the sole hope for change in Libya. He talked of greater democracy, human rights and economic development and attracted Libyan technocrats, many Western-educated, to take up positions in the regime, hopeful he meant what he said. Now those technocrats, who gave up on Seif al-Islams talk of reform, hold many of the top posts in the rebellion seeking to push the Gadhafi family from power

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