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After Gaddafi

Mitchell, Lincoln A.

The end of Muammar Gaddafi's authoritarian regime in Libya is something that should be celebrated. Gaddafi was an often brutal leader whose involvement in terrorist activities earned him enmity from many. The habits of years of largely unchallenged rule contributed to Gaddafi becoming increasingly strange during the later years of his leadership. This became most evident during his last months in office, particularly in the weeks leading up to the NATO intervention in his country, when Gaddafi's threats and rantings were both frightening and bizarre.

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October 28, 2011
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