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Vol 39 No 21

Published 23rd October 1998


Libya

My Arabism tired me out

A restless Gadaffi denounces Arab governments and looks for African friends

Hell hath no fury like a Libyan leader scorned. Having assiduously and unsuccessfully wooed Arab states during his 29 years in power, Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi is now courting Sub-Saharan governments. The Libyan people, declared Gadaffi, should not be ‘isolated from the young rich black African nation which embraced them for thousands of years’.

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