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The road to rebuilding Libya will be difficult, but the embattled country has advantages that could help it transition into a democracy now that Moammar Gadhafi is dead, say experts. 

Gadhafi, the dictator who ruled the country for 42 years, was killed on Thursday after an eight-month uprising. 

Rebel forces overwhelmed Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte where he was killed. Accounts of how he was killed – either by a NATO strike or at the hands of rebels – differ, but it is clear his demise starts a new chapter in Libyan history. 

The country now faces the task of transitioning from a war...

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