Rabat - Libya, Morocco’s geographically closest neighbor facing a conventional invasion from the so-called Islamic State (also called ISIS), sees extremist forces pushed back. Central Libyan coastal town Sirte has become a stronghold for these radical Islamic fighters, but is now gradually entering the Government of National Accord (GNA)’s control. Forces supporting this UN-backed transitional government are fighting a multi-week offensive to drive ISIS out of the city.

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Christopher Thomas is an undergraduate junior at Emory University majoring in International Studies and minoring in Arabic.