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Seeking Gaddafi : Libya, the West and the Arab Spring.

Author: Daniel Kawczynski
Publisher: New York : Biteback Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On 18th March 2011 the United Nations passed Resolution 1973 allowing the establishment of a No Fly Zone above the towns and cities of Libya to defend civilians from the oppressive regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. With NATO planes now patrolling the skies over Libya's main cities, the country faces an uncertain future: Revolution? Civil War? Partition? Only one man holds the answer, and he is not going to give up  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kawczynski, Daniel.
Seeking Gaddafi : Libya, the West and the Arab Spring.
New York : Biteback Publishing, ©2011
Named Person: Muammar Qaddafi; Muammar Qaddafi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kawczynski
ISBN: 9781849542616 1849542619
OCLC Number: 798534468
Description: 1 online resource (422 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION : SEEKING GADDAFI; 1 : THE MAKING OF GADDAFI; 2 : GADDAFI'S REVOLUTIONARY EXPERIMENT; 3 : GUNS AND MONEY; 4 : THE IRA'S TRIPOLI CONNECTION; 5 : ARAB AND AFRICAN DREAMS; 6 : DEATH IN ST JAMES'S SQUARE; 7 : REAGAN VERSUS GADDAFI; 8 : LIBYA AND LOCKERBIE; 9 : A GADDAFI FOR OUR TIMES; 10 : AFRICAN KING OF KINGS; 11 : LIVING IN LIBYA; 12 : PAYING FOR THE REVOLUTION; 13 : THE ARAB SPRING; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTES; A, B, C; INDEX; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Copyright.

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On 18th March 2011 the United Nations passed Resolution 1973 allowing the establishment of a No Fly Zone above the towns and cities of Libya to defend civilians from the oppressive regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. With NATO planes now patrolling the skies over Libya's main cities, the country faces an uncertain future: Revolution? Civil War? Partition? Only one man holds the answer, and he is not going to give up power easily. Seeking Gaddafi is a fascinating portrait of one of the most controversial figures in modern history. Gaddafi has, for four decades, been absolute ruler of Libya, a c.

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