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Shifting loyalties in Libya

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The forces of the new government in Libya, the National Transitional Council, are closing in on the last strongholds of Colonel Gaddafi.

The rapid progress, and dramatic change after many decades of dictatorship is proving a challenge to the people, and those now leading the country.

The BBC's Alistair Leithead gives the latest from the NTC front line east of Sirte.


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