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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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Changing times

Yet as South Sudan struggles over six weeks after Independence to form a new government the NCP faces its own struggle – to avoid the fate of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


Foreign policy flip-flops

In March South Africa voted at the UN Security Council for a ‘no-fly zone’ over Libya only weeks after it had backed calls for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate abuses by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime...


Running on empty

The offensives by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the brave but shambolic Transitional National Council fighters show no sign of overwhelming Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s forces...


Favourite four

France and the USA worked closely on last year’s Guinean and Ivorian election crises as they do on military operations against the regime of Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


Rebels edge closer to Tripoli

As the rebel war to drive Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi from power stretches out public support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s intervention is weakening...


Revolts change regional alliances

The Algerian government in particular claims that the Libyan conflict has strengthened Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb with Islamist networks in eastern Libya providing AQIM with men and weapons – just one reason why Algiers fears the consequences of the fall of Moammar el Gadaffi...


Not so golden jubilee

Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi had promised Freetown 24 new buses plus plenty of cash and of course his own presence for the celebrations...


Chaos keeps Gadaffi in the game

The number of refugees surging across the Tunisian and Egyptian borders is rising while Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s troops are embroiled in a bloody campaign – dubbed ‘ethnic cleansing’ by a former regime insider – in the Jebel Nafousa mountain range which is populated by Tunisian Berber people...


Why the Arab Spring worries Luanda

If Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi falls from power Dos Santos will inherit the dubious mantle of longest-serving head of state in Africa...


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Déby on top

Meanwhile hundreds of Chadians who worked in Libya sometimes for Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s government are flooding back home raising the spectre of war breaking out again in the north...


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