Libya: What do the rebels look like? (PHOTOS)

Libya: What do the rebels look like? (PHOTOS)

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March 31 2011 12:54 PM

A Look at the Libyan Rebels

Stunning photos of the insurgents fighting against Muammar Qaddafi.

Slide Show: A Look at the Libyan Rebels. Click image to launch.

Read more of Slate's coverage of the Libyan conflict.

As Daniel Byman wrote elsewhere in Slate, "At present, the Libyan rebels are essentially civilians with guns." As we approach the third week of the Western intervention in Libya, we still know very little about the insurgents—except that they hate Col. Muammar Qaddafi, and they're willing to die to bring down his regime.

Still, thanks to the brave photographers who have been sending images from Libya, we do know what some of the rebels look like. Click here for a slide show of photographs of the Libyan insurgents.

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