Gaddafi's End … and Libya's New Beginning

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Gaddafi's End … and Libya's New Beginning

Post by eva on Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:36 pm

Gaddafi's End … and Libya's New Beginning

The crucial blow came as Muammar Gaddafi and much of the world looked the wrong way. The Libyan revolutionaries who swept out of the western mountains and into Tripoli, turfing a hated tyrant from power in a matter of days, had been regarded as bit players: by Gaddafi as he concentrated his forces to fend off the threat from rebels in Benghazi and Misrata in the east and by European and American politicians as they questioned the point of Nato's daily bombing raids after months of military stalemate.

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