Later he complained that Clinton as secretary of state toppled Moammar Qadhdhafi
from power in Libya and, as a result, "It's a mess.
For example, I might look up the name Gaddafi (as in Colonel Qadhdhafi
of Libya--I'm certain you remember who he is).
He reinterprets the country's history, critiques scholarship that focuses on Qadhdhafi
and ignores society and culture, and includes the voices of ordinary citizens.
Nevertheless, imaginative leadership can be critical, as Sampson shows in his analysis of Libyan foreign policy, where he argues that both King Idris and Qadhdhafi
were able to bring about significant economic gains for a small state by exploiting the "seams" in what appeared to be an all-powerful international structure.
Libya was removed after the overthrow of dictator Moammar Qadhdhafi
In yet another appearance, Trump told CNN's State of the Union that the world would be a better place if Saddam Hussein and Moammar Qadhdhafi
had not been ousted from power in Iraq and Libya.
They believe that they have managed to quell the Islamic Awakening, but this movement is not suppressible and is racing ahead and it will show its reality sooner or later," Khamenehi said, ignoring the fact that Iran continued to support the Hosni Mubarak regime in Egypt even after President Obama publicly said it was time for Mubarak to go, and that Iran strongly opposed the joint Western-Arab intervention in Libya that helped topple the regime of Moammar Qadhdhafi
He cited the desire of some to conduct airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad following the chemical weapons attack in 2013, along with their support for US airstrikes in Libya in 2011, which contributed to the overthrow of long-serving dictator Muammar Qadhdhafi
The only times a US Navy challenge has erupted into a confrontation was in the 1980s when Libya under Moammar Qadhdhafi
tried to chase away the US Navy after it challenged Libya's claim to own the entirety of the Gulf of Sidra and in 1988 when a Soviet frigate "nudged" a US aircraft carrier in an effort to get the carrier to move out of waters claimed as territorial by the Soviet Union.
The Libyan regime of Moammar Qadhdhafi
admitted responsibility for the Lockerbie bombing in 2003 and eventually paid $2.
Shaabani was first arrested in February 2011 and a year later appeared on Iran's state-owned PressTV, where he was seen confessing to "separatist terrorism" and receiving assistance from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Libyan strongman Muammar Qadhdhafi
Stacy also said family members of the late Libyan strongman Moammar Qadhdhafi
owned shares in the book's publisher.