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Libya

Libya

Population: 6.29 mn.
GDP: $34.69 bn.
Debt: n/a

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Winning ways

French and Qatari commercial interests are the clear winners from Presidential wife Cécilia Sarkozy's success in persuading Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi to release five...


Hannibal's campaign

Moammar el Gadaffi is working hard to build a new oil-friendly image. His son, named Hannibal after the North African general who so nearly conquered the Roman empire, is doing the...


Opening the books

It did not take long for new head of government Shukri Ghanem, a leading liberal by the standards of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya ('State of the Masses'), to signa...


Getting to know the Colonel again

One-time Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Chester Crocker and two American oil companies are urging President George W. Bush to start a cautious rapprochement with ...


The quiet pro-American

Mostly quiet on the Iraq war, Colonel Gadaffi wants his oil industry to be run by US companies

The normally loquacious Moammar el Gadaffi, erstwhile champion of Arab nationalism and bogeyman of United States President Ronald Reagan (and many others) in the 1980s, spent the w...


Hasty engagement

Friends and aspiring friends rush to embrace him but Gadaffi is in no hurry

A big new hotel and high-rise housing blocks are going up in Tripoli. Libya says it wants to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Resolution of the dispute over the 1988 Locker...


Unfinished business

Libya has considerable unfinished business to resolve with the West if it hopes to reintegrate into the global economy and avoid further retribution for past misdemeanours.


Tough nut to crack

Moammar el Gadaffi wants Silvio Berlusconi to buy him a railway or a road. Then he might just stop bending visitors' ears about Italian abuses during Benito Mussolini's regime. T...


Retirement tent

Leaders of the Gadaffi family circle and expert committees are quietly discussing plans for a constitution.


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