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Passage to Benghazi

Andrew Lee Butters writes for Time magazine:

There's a not-so secret password that gets foreign journalists coming from Egypt into Libya through customs and immigration without showing passports and through the neighborhood militia checkpoints on the coastal road from Tobruk west to Benghazi. Flash the "Victory" sign with two fingers, and as long as you are in Free Libya, the eastern half of the country controlled by the democratic opposition to the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and you'll get saluted right back and then hurried along your way.

Read the rest of the article in Time here