Khalifa Hiftar, the ex-general leading a revolt in Libya, spent years in exile in Northern Virginia (9)

The Washington Post 2014.05.20 11:57
(Anja Niedringhaus/ AP ) - Then-senior rebel commander Khalifa Hiftar leaves a press conference in Benghazi in March 2011. CAPTION By Abigail Hauslohner and Sharif Abdel Kouddous, E-mail the writer Two weeks before he masterminded an assault on two major Libyan cities, Khalifa Hiftar hosted a dinner to court a potential ally.
LIBYA, KHALIFA, TRIPOLI, MILITIA, BENGHAZI, RENEGADE, Libya, USA