Patrick Basham explains why Colonel Gaddafi's death may be bad news for the Libyan revolution02-Feb-2012
20 October 2011
- Patrick Basham explains why Colonel Gaddafi's death may be bad news for the Libyan revolution
"Today, ordinary Libyans celebrate the death of a dictator. Tomorrow, the worry for foreign governments who invested so heavily in creating a New Libya is that the time and energy spent ousting the Gaddafi regime and finally killing the dictator, himself, was the easy part. The final outcome of this latest in a decade-long series of Middle Eastern interventions is made no less unpredictable, costly, or dangerous through Gaddafi’s death."