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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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On the knife-edge

The Mugabe government will increasingly rely on friends such as Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi for economic and political survival...


Cross-border pressures

In early March Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi separately hosted the Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahmane el Youssoufi and the head of King Mohammed's office Mohamed Rachdi Chraibi who also met Tunisia's President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali on 11 March...


African energy

Oil diplomacy also benefits Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi whose tentative opening of the Libyan oil and gas industry has won him partial rehabilitation in Europe (although to the oil majors' frustration the US Congress insists on maintaining sanctions)...


Our American friends

In spite of the complications of the Lockerbie trial appeal Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's careful response to the attacks of 11 September will help to speed the Jamahiriya's reintegration into the world economy...


Dicing with death

The state has no record of his visits to Libya until after 1992 but he claims to have visited it from 1988 onwards and that Libyan agents helped Pretoria develop its chemical weapons programme (although Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has long expressed support for the African National Congress)...


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Desert fox

Officials close to Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi are believed to have been in contact with Togoïmi in April...


Islamism begins at home

Mubarak has praised the cooperation of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's government with the campaign against terrorism meaning that Tripoli and Cairo agree to exchange each other's dissidents...


The re-election game

The government in Dakar first tolerated Jammeh's coup then worried about his dependence on Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi no friend of Senegal's...


Everyone's catastrophe

In Libya the US list includes the small Islamic Fighting Group crushed in recent years by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's forces; some Libyan Islamists are believed to have sought refuge in Pakistan and Usama's camps...


Delusions of peace

It looked like another of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's grandiose projects...


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