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Al-Qaeda asset is military commander of Tripoli

"I can say almost for sure with 95 percent certainty that this is the guy," Escobar confirms.
"Speaking to RT today live from Brazil, Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar said that an al-Qaeda asset is now leading the military of rebel-controlled Libya.
According to Escobar, Abdelhakim Belhadj, who commanded a military offensive in Libya over the weekend, has become the de facto commander of the Tripoli armed forces. Belhadj has also, says Escobar, was trained in Afghanistan by a
"very hardcore Islamist Libyan group."