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Libya - Aug 31, 2011 - 20:29

Last modified: 31 Aug 2011 17:29

The US has played a key role in the battle to end Muammar Gaddafi's rule over Libya.

But Al Jazeera has uncovered evidence that influential Americans have been trying to help Gaddafi cling to power.

The officials involved are a member of the Congress and a former ambassador.

The documents were found in the offices of Libyan intelligence building, which was abandoned as Libyan fighters took over Tripoli.

Al Jazeera’s Jamal El Shayyal filed this exclusive report.