The Arab world after Gaddafi

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The flag of freedom flies high across Libya today. After only eight months, Libyan fighters liberated their country from Moammar Gaddafi, a tyrant who had waged war against his people for more than four decades.

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A new beginning for Libya

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The fall of Sirte and the death of Colonel Gaddafi most likely represent the finishing blow for the remnants of the old regime in Libya. They are a highly valuable prize that the National Transitional Council (NTC) fought hard to obtain and that should trigger the formal transition period that Libya’s now widely recognised government… Read more »

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Libya’s glorious dawn

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Four decades of darkness is finally surrendering to a glorious dawn in Libya. A ragtag band of rebels transformed itself into a fighting force in a mere six months and overran Moammar Gadhafi’s last stronghold around Tripoli.

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Justice in an imperfect world

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In a perfect world, justice delayed is indeed justice denied. But we live in an imperfect world and so justice delayed sometimes has to be thought of as justice served. Such is the case with Serbian general Ratko Mladic, architect of the slaughter of 8,000 Muslim children, women and men in the Bosnian town of… Read more »

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