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Reappearing Act: Saif al-Islam Gadhafi

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Initial reports from Tripoli indicated that rebel forces had captured Mummar Gadhafi's son Saif, a defiant spokesman for the regime who was also educated in the West. Then, early Tuesday morning he reappeared at a luxury hotel in Tripoli flashing victory signs for supporters and the press. Philippe Sands talks about how complicit Saif Gadhafi was his father’s brutal crackdown this year.

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Comments [2]

Bill Murray from Sarasota, FL

Do not most governments become corrupt over time? They tend to lose sight of their function and responsibility and become self centered. Libya is no different.

Aug. 24 2011 05:27 AM
Jayr from Queens

Why did it take THIS revolution for western governments to once again loudly and profusely proclaim that Gadhafi has been a tyrant to Libyans for over 40 years, after almost 20 years fairly absent of such accusations?

Aug. 23 2011 12:32 PM

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