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Libyan armed groups refuse to cede power

Building new army to fill the post-Gaddafi security vacuum shows power of the gun is stronger than law.

Last Modified: 23 May 2013 11:50
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Building a new army in post-war Libya is proving to be a slow and difficult process.

Scores of armed groups are refusing to hand power to the state, which is making it difficult to build a new army to fill the security vacuum left after the fall of the Gaddafi regime.

It seems in Libya, the power of the gun is stronger than the law.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Benghazi.

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