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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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China cool on intervention

Opposed to international intervention in Syria and highly critical of the Franco-British military support for the Libyan rebels who toppled Moammar el Gadaffi Beijing is struggling to respond to the Mali crisis in a way that reflects its distrust of an expeditionary Western foreign policy but without alienating the African goodwill it has worked so hard to build up...

John Kerry

He advocated a no-fly zone over Libyan airspace during the 2011 popular uprising against Moammar el Gadaffi and called on the State Department to end its support for Egyptian ex-President Hosni Mubarak...

Unity under strain

One reason why the regional partisans of Cyrenaica (in Arabic Barqa) are getting stronger is that there has been no economic development or investment in the two years since the region freed itself from Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s rule...

Rail to the chief

He says African leaders should focus on problems such as Western powers’ encroachment on African space as in the toppling of Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi and the French-backed military intervention in Côte d’Ivoire after President Laurent Gbagbo refused to leave power...

Electoral victory roll

In June the Supreme Court overturned one such decision: a law making the glorification of the late Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s era a criminal offence...

    Vol 53 No 13 |
  • MALI

Tuareg splits widen

These members had launched a non-violent protest group called the Mouvement national pour l’Azawad (MNA) in 2010 before throwing in their lot with the Tuareg fighters who returned from Libya as Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime disintegrated last year...

NTC puts poll in doubt

The opposing argument is that the Brotherhood is better-known than parties which did not exist before the fall of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi which would give them an advantage in polling by list...

    Vol 53 No 10 |
  • CHAD

New financiers, new disputes

Superficial facelifts Chad has so far escaped the chaos experienced in neighbouring countries following the collapse of Colonel Moammer el Gadaffi’s regime in Libya...

Gadaffi Junior's gaffe

In September 2011 Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s son Es Saadi el Gadaffi arrived in Agadez in the dead of night in a mysterious convoy of vehicles surrounded by equal mystery over his father’s whereabouts...

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