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Libya

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

Date of Birth: 7 June 1942
Place of Birth: Sirte
Died: 20 October 2011


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Continental ties tested in a zero-sum game

Some have resurrected Nelson Mandela's response when asked on US television why he had met with Yasser Arafat Fidel Castro and Moammer el Gadaffi: 'One of the mistakes that some political analysts make is to think that their enemies should be our enemies'...


Everyone wants to be president

Almost immediately dozens of potential candidates lined up the most improbable of whom was among the first to declare – Seif el Islam el Gadaffi the second son of deceased dictator Moammar el Gadaffi...


Saïed channels Mussolini

Saïed's notions of a locally-focused 'elevatory democracy' – with uncomfortable echoes of Moammar Gaddafi's 'popular committees' and wartime rule by Benito Mussolini's corporatist state in Italy – are unlikely to deliver...


Doubts on elections multiply

Southern supporters of the former regime threatened to turn off the Moammar el Gadaffi era 'Great Man-Made River' water supply to Tripoli if the GNU did not release Abdullah el Senussi the former dictator's brother-in-law and intelligence chief who like Saif el Islam is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity (AC Vol 57 No 14 Gadaffi's desperate bid)...


Fortune favours new regime

Ten years from the start of the revolution that overthrew the Moammar el Gadaffi regime and six-and-a-half years after Libya split in two and civil war began a unitary transitional government is set to take charge and pave the way for elections in December (AC Vol 62 No 3 Former Ambassador Manfi to head new interim government)...


Steinmetz's empire unravels

And Alvarez & Marsal might be wary of putting their imprimatur on an arrangement brokered by two men now at the centre of major corruption scandals: the now-convicted Steinmetz and Sarkozy facing trial for alleged illegal campaign funding from Moammar el Gadaffi ahead of France's 2007 elections...


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