27 Aug
"We all knew there were Salafists groups in Libya and we thought they were marginal and that the government would be able to control them… .What we’re seeing now is a problem in the chain of command in the security forces. You have official security forces under the authority of the government not responding to the orders of the deputy prime minister who called for the defence of these sites."

Claudia Gazzini, Crisis Group Senior Analyst in Libya in Damage to Libya shrines prompts crisis in the Financial Times by Borzou Daragahi in Cairo