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One War Nears an End in Libya. Battle Scars May Prevent Another

Misratan-led fighters are on the verge of defeating Islamic State. What happens next?

Standing next to a tank, Libyan commander Abdul Hadi Lahwal picks up his walkie-talkie and speaks with snipers positioned in a disused school on the frontline of the battle against Islamic State. He was attempting to recover the bodies of two of his men, killed the day before.

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