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Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

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


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Getting to know the Colonel again

The Bush government recognised this soon after 11 September 2001 when Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi shared intelligence Washington proscribed the Islamist Armed Fighting Group and Libyan activist Anas al Liby was linked to Al Qaida...


Hands across the water

In Libya Colonel Moammer el Gadaffi's offers of compensation to end the Lockerbie affair and efforts to bring in monitors to search for weapons of mass destruction have been rebuffed by some in Washington...


Getting rid of Muluzi

After his reshuffle Muluzi planned two private trips for Easter to Libya to his frequent host Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi then to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (cancelled at the last minute)...


The quiet pro-American

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 weeks of the Iraq war in a state of purdah...


Catching the flak

Above all Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi doesn't want to follow Saddam into 'axis of evil' hell; the two are no friends: an agreement in 1987 after Washington bombed Tripoli was their sole serious and short-lived rapprochement...


A defining terror

The evolving world order was highlighted by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's three meetings with Bush last year and Libyan efforts to engineer a quiet rapprochement with Washington not least to stop Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi following Iran Iraq and North Korea into the 'Axis of Evil'...


The new veterans march home

To make matters worse the US$360 million fuel supply credit from Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's government has been withdrawn partly because of growing arrears on payments and the lack of suitable assets that Mugabe was willing to offer to Libya as an alternative form of repayment...


Hasty engagement

Bush's government's 'axis of evil' but its international supporters see evidence that Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's Jamahiriya ('state of the masses') is changing fast...


Unfinished business

Tripoli argues that this pales into insignificance in the light of ex-MI5 officer David Shayler's revelations that British intelligence plotted with Libyan Islamists to assassinate Moammar el Gadaffi...


Tough nut to crack

Moammar el Gadaffi wants Silvio Berlusconi to buy him a railway or a road...


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