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Dictators Don’t Need To Develop Nukes When They Can Just Buy Them

[credit provider=”Clemens Vasters via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/clemensv/6693382923/”] While the rest of the United Nations was debating Palestinian statehood, one high-ranking UN official dropped a piece of nuclear intrigue that went relatively unnoticed. According to RIA Novosti, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, former Kazakhstani foreign minister and current director-general of the UN office in Geneva, called […]
Dictators Don’t Need To Develop Nukes When They Can Just Buy Them
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Libya’s Oil Production Could Quadruple In A Year

[credit provider=”Flickr – nyc dreamer” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gembone/2506448840/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] NEW YORK (AP) — It will still be several months before Libya can export as much oil as it did before it descended into civil war earlier this year. But the killing of Moammar Gadhafi reduces the chance that violence will get in the […]
Libya’s Oil Production Could Quadruple In A Year
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Libya Send Mixed Messages In Reply To Scottish Lockerbie Request

Scotland’s chief prosecutor requested this week that the new Libyan government assist in providing more information regarding the Lockerbie airline bombing of 1988, reports the New York Times.However, Libyan officials have been uncertain in their response, initially closing the door to the Scottish request before indicating that the new government […]
Libya Send Mixed Messages In Reply To Scottish Lockerbie Request
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BOOKS, BANKS AND BENEFACTORS: How Tony Blair Became The Richest Ex-Prime Minister Ever

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1c/Tony_Blair_WEF_2008_cropped.jpg”] Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has done the best to keep his total earnings a secret.Since leaving office in 2007, he has reportedly amassed over £20 million ($31 million) through a range of business and political ventures. However, he’s also done his best to hide […]
BOOKS, BANKS AND BENEFACTORS: How Tony Blair Became The Richest Ex-Prime Minister Ever
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Qaddafi’s Wife Reportedly In Talks To Buy Croatian Resort

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Igrane,_Croatia.jpg”] As Libyan rebels breached Tripoli, it appears Muamar Qaddafi’s wife began to negotiate — but not for political reasons.No, Safia Qaddafi was apparently in “advanced” talks to buy a Croatian tourist resort, reports Balkan Insight.
Qaddafi’s Wife Reportedly In Talks To Buy Croatian Resort
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“Libya Is Very Sexy. It’s A Very Delicious Piece Of Cake.”

[credit provider=”The New York Times”] Since the beginning of the rebellion in February, the Libyan regime has argued that its opponents are basically foreign-born mercenaries and Al Qaeda.Bizarrely, the government is now flipping that accusation on its head: Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the son of Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi, claims that […]
“Libya Is Very Sexy. It’s A Very Delicious Piece Of Cake.”
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U.S. recognises Rebel Council As Official Government Of Libya

[credit provider=”AP”] The United States has recognised Libya’s Transitional National Council as the “legitimate authority” of the country, The Associated Press reports.As a civil war rages between forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi and opposition forces, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the terms for a NATO ceasefire must demand Qaddafi’s […]
U.S. recognises Rebel Council As Official Government Of Libya
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The Hague Might Prolong Suffering In Libya By Punishing Gadhafi

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Muammar_al-Gaddafi_at_the_AU_summit.jpg”] The war in Libya has been under way for months, without any indication of when it might end.Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s faction has been stronger and more cohesive than imagined, and his enemies weaker and more divided.
The Hague Might Prolong Suffering In Libya By Punishing Gadhafi