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Libya in the Time of Revolution

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

British international correspondent Lindsey Hilsum chronicles the personal stories of people living through a time of unprecedented danger and opportunity in Libya—from the start of the revolution on the ground to the toppling of Gaddafi’s regime and his savage death in the desert. In Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution, she tells the full story of the events of the revolution within the context of Libya’s history of colonialism, monarchy and dictatorship, and explores what the future of Libya holds.

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Comments [7]

Ah, guys...

There's not a whole lot funny about a pathological, egomaniacal, homicidal psychopath.

Could we please stop laughing about it.

It's/he's NOT funny!

Jun. 05 2012 12:34 PM
Ralph Seliger from Manhattan

Can you ask Ms. Hilsum if she's seen evidence of the anti-Semitism that was seen by a reporter for The Forward last year? There's a rumor that Qaddafi had some Jewish ancestry and there's been anti-Qaddafi grafitti reported, ridiculing him as a Jew.

Jun. 05 2012 12:30 PM
antonio from bayside

Didn't he believe the CIA was behind 911?

Jun. 05 2012 12:27 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

Why was it acceptable to Muslim sensibilities to display, photograph the body of Ghadaffi, but unacceptable to photograph the body of Osama Bin Laden???

Jun. 05 2012 12:10 PM
Robert from NYC

If it's a Beretta gun I would bet a good sum that it was a gift of Silvio Berlusconi.

Jun. 05 2012 12:09 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

Today, June 5th is the 44th anniversary of the shooting of US Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

This is an anniversary worth remembering.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_F._Kennedy

Jun. 05 2012 11:52 AM
sanych

Are we taking the word "revolution" too lightly?

I don't see much changed in the Middle East. There is not change in the political system - just one group of thugs is replaced by another.

Jun. 05 2012 11:18 AM

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