Photo : Sheikh Abdul Razak Msherab is a Libyan cleric whose mosque in Tripoli has begun issuing unofficial gun permits in order to control the flow of loose weapons that have proliferated since the uprising against now-former leader Moammar Gadhafi. Hannah Allam/MCT Libyans Launch Grassroots Efforts To Stop Deadly Weapons Flow — Stars and Stripes/McClatchy News TRIPOLI, Libya – Alarmed at the deadly arsenals piling up in ordinary Libyan neighborhoods, self-appointed community leaders in Tripoli have begun issuing their own gun licenses and, in some cases, conducting raids to retrieve land mines and rockets stored in private homes. Qatar and other nations flooded Libya with arms during revolutionary forces’ six-month struggle to overthrow longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. And when the NATO-backed former rebels finally toppled the regime just over a month ago, weapons depots in newly liberated territories were left unguarded, flung open for anyone in the market for anti-aircraft guns, heat-seeking rockets and mortar rounds. Read more …. My Comment: This is not going to be an easy task. Libya is a country made up of numerous tribes and ethnic communities who do not have a good history, and after Gaddafi, who would want to give up on the means to protect themselves.