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Moammar Gadhafi

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Moammar Gadhafi's Biography

Gaddafi was born on 7th June 1942. He was born of a Bedouin family who lived near Sirt. As a teenager, Gaddafi joined anti Israel protests during the Suez Crisis of 1956.

Even as a young man Gaddafi had hopes that he could overthrow the ruling monarchy. He joined the military and began to plot how to overthrow the Libyan leaders. He received further military training in the UK, as so many other despots before him ( Uganda's Idi Aminforone). His military knowledge helped him to lead a successful coup against King Idrisin1969. A new Libyan Arab Republic was declared with Gaddafi at its head. He has been the leader of Libya ever since.

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  • Another Reason Why Cuba Remains a State-Sponsor of Terrorism

      Blog Source: | 12 hours ago
    From The Miami Herald: U.S. fugitive and renegade CIA agent Frank Terpil is still living in Havana and easily recounting his days helping former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi to murder his political enemies, according to a recently ...
  • MuskegonPundit: History for April 23

      Blog Source: | 12 hours ago
    The child was from a donor egg. The woman is the oldest known woman to give birth. 2004 - U.S. President George W. Bush eased sanctions against Libya in return for Moammar Gadhafi's agreement to give up weapons of mass destruction.
  • Conclusions Drawn: "Where Is The Line Between Intelligence ...

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    ... after being forced out of the agency in 1972, began working as an arms dealer, intelligence specialist, and adviser to a Who's Who of the world's most vile dictators, including the Shah or Iran, Idi Amin of Uganda, Libya's Moammar

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