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Vol 52 No 7

Published 1st April 2011


The opposition breaks cover, slowly

The West’s new allies in Libya are largely unknown. The most familiar faces to join the revolution include the Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdel Rahman Shalgam, a former Foreign Secretary and regime stalwart (AC Vol 47 No 1), and several defectors associated with the failed reform initiatives pushed by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s son Seif el Islam el Gadaffi.

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