Libya's Interim Government Struggles To Control Country After Revolution04:55
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Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya in February 2012. (AP)
Libyan militias from towns throughout the country's west parade through Tripoli, Libya in February 2012. (AP)

In Libya, there are signs that the recent revolution won't unite the country.

For one thing, tribal leaders and militia commanders are setting up a semi-autonomous region in the oil-rich eastern part of the country.

In addition, many of Libya's international gateways, border crossings, seaports and airports are still controlled by militias.

And the country's interim government seems to be fighting a losing battle in its effort to seize control.

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse spent time with one of Libya's most powerful militia groups and reported on this battle of wills that has been raging since Tripoli fell to rebel forces last August.

This segment aired on March 6, 2012.

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