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"Topgun to part-financed by the pentagon draws heavily on the recent skirmishes between f. fourteens and gadhafi's mix over the mediterranean. It elevates us navy pilots to god-like status recruiting. Goes up five hundred percent in october ninety. One esteemed american journalist jack anderson reports that gadhafi like latter-day blow felt as organized. A six men. Hit squad to take president reagan. The rate is to be fronted by notorious terrorist. Carlos the jackal in what could be a movie pitch of its own. Newsweek adds. That gadhafi is equipped with sam seven missiles to bring down air force one. The state department even issues photofit fits the assassins. Anderson later admits that he was duped by suicide. In the reagan administration they leak was entirely fabricated old part of what they call perception management but it is a perception at manage to stick to daffy just seemed to enjoy the notoriety even more. I'm quite sure he did he demonstrated. Maybe i'm it's musil's and cow child's western grows to accept the united states dacuda qaddafi to power engine sixty nine. I've been predicated on the fact that king idris whom he overthrew squandered the nation's oil wealth but is the brother leader. Any different odin libyans are beginning to ask just that question. Gadhafi's extravagance on the world states seems incompatible with empty shelves in the state supermarkets or the nation's infrastructure. That's falling apart while gadhafi goes on tv boasting of the acquisition of ballistic missiles officially as he puts it something to do with the investigation of space is impoverished army officers in the evenings. Go door to door signed vegetables. Gadhafi's refused of the handover his lockerbie suspects results in the un slapping him with resolution. Seven four eight. Fresh in punitive round of economic sanctions comes into play in march nineteen. Ninety-two libya's finance is taken. Nine hundred million dollar hit until now voicing opposition to gadhafi's rule has being a virtual death sentence but when people are starving. They have nothing to lose. The sense of unrest is palpable. There are incidents in nineteen eighty seven. A revolutionary ally of gadhafi's ackman fairly is murdered in april nineteen eighty eight a senior army officer colonel. After one of his main men during the chad wall defects to the rebel national front for the salvation of libya in october nineteen ninety-three. There's an abortive army. Coup in misrata in september nineteen ninety-five as an islamist uprising in benghazi in july nineteen. Ninety six at a football stadium in tripoli during a match an anti-kadhafi riot breaks out. Such things will was. We met in the usual fashion violence executions on televised confessions. That were going on. So people would be picked up by the revolutionary committees interrogated tortured and they would have to confess live on he knee. And i remember seeing pertains to of an imam. Imam schenken wristy interested famous. And mama tripoli and he was. Interrogative went through the same process and at some point they set five years as they were interrogating him being really incredibly cruel ambitious. Young plenty of really horrific events like that in mainland eighty seven gadhafi declares not another revolution. But yes a revolution within a revolution. But he's lapsing into self parody. The revolutionary does not practise repression. He declares at the same time as he tightens. The reins of power paranoid vein. It becomes jealous of celebrity of anyone could rival his fame encourages popular takeovers of local. Tv stations they announced to be run by the people. It's something of a running joke for the long-suffering libyan's that the evening news read quite literally by someone dragged in off the street. In libya's soccer league players have their names stripped shirts commentators. Your instructed referred to the only by their numbers of position. Let's anyone too big boots. Repressed on gadhafi the merciful personally bulldozes attributed jail allowing the convicts to escape. He launches a green charter of human rights. That's correct a charge of human rights. There will be no most shortages decrees obsessing curiously with one particular foodstuff people queuing. Macaroni is something which does not belong to socialism. The revolution never says should be accused of macaroni in libya. How can one who went to the market. Say i have returned without macaroni. Comex stated that history repeats itself. The first time is tragedy. second time foss well. Gadhafi goes hatrick january. Nineteen thousand nine. That's a third gopher syndrome incident in which in times in rerun to more libyan makes a down by us navy full teens and the aftermath topgun does a roaring trade video but the truth is no one cares anymore for the world is being convulsed in seismic events which wendy gadhafi's show an irrelevance that november in nineteen eighty-nine the berlin wall fools subsequent collapse of the soviet union deprives gadhafi his chief international sponsor and supply plus in the arab region. There is a new doctor. Evil shuffling of the center stage saddam hussein. In nine hundred ninety one the west full military might will be brought to bear against him. When iraq invades kuwait the first go war plenty of arab nations to will sign up to the coalition. It is not just the west to spoon. gadhafi egypt. Once his ideological bedfellow dumped him long ago on october. The sixth nineteen eighty-one is old. Rival president anwar sadat recipient of the nobel peace prize for his rapprochement with israel is assassinated by jihadi gunman on watching a military parade. Only twenty four hours earlier. Gadhafi joked that sedans days were numbered. Speculation remains that he put about the leader's head. Qaddafi wanted to be a pan arab leader and one of his ideas. He very much sought after was to have some kind of formal pan arab trans-national political union. It absolutely didn't work out. There was too much bickering too. Much infighting i think that qaddafi became more and more disillusioned with the two concepts of pan-arabism and arab nationalism. While his pan our dreams were fading. He started turning his attention. South into saharan and sub saharan africa resulted in a whole new reinvention for colonel a radical. Rethink the brand gadhafi. It's.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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03:35 min | Last week

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

"Olympic masoka. He's shown a willingness to attach himself as a patron even if he had little to do with the actual plenty. Mary fitzgerald is a writer researcher and consultant specializing in libya affairs. Gaddafi was accused of supplying weapons arms and ammunition to the ira on a number of occasions. The most significant incident was in nineteen eighty seven when a vessel which was named the accent was intercepted by french. Authorities and one hundred fifty tonnes of arms and ammunition including semtex explosives were found on this ship and this shit was coming from libya. What has been interesting for me as somebody from orland. Is you know how gadhafi crafted a narrative in libya. But you still hear from libyan's today which positions the ira within that kind of anti-imperialist framework. I have been struck by the number of times when i'm at meant libyan's and discuss this issue. They have sent to me. Oh your irish. Gadhafi is supported. your jay watson. Now josh watson an arabic translates his national army. So i've had to clarify that. The ira was not the national army of ireland. So there is quite a kind of muddling of history here but it shows how gadhafi managed to weave a particular narrative in terms of how he justified his award or for the ira that time. Have you ever thought about learning japanese but didn't know it start. Land japanese follows the relaxed approach of my bestselling language audio but causes this simple effective course for beginners. What have you speaking japanese. In no time there are no books. There's no grandma and no chance of failure. You just listen repeat and learn with me poor noble wherever you happen to be get started today and download your course wherever audio books are sold in the west gadhafi's associations do not deter everyone your friends in the strangest places in america. The nation of islam love him. He funds there chicago headquarters to the tune of millions of dollars. Gadhafi speaks by center lightly and annual conference. Telling leader louis farrakhan mahindra sister formation of a separate black state. He'll throw an extra one billion dollars if they'll take up arms gadhafi. The bogeyman seems everywhere..

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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01:39 min | 3 weeks ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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"Jobs. The suddenly plentiful during his rule literacy will rise from ten to eighty eight percent. Life expectancy was shoot up from as fifty seven to seventy four. Infant mortality tumbles.

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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02:19 min | Last month

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

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08:41 min | Last month

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

"Late nineteen fifties more gadhafi. The man who will become libya's decades-long dictator is a teenager. In a fledgling country for centuries libya's been under the yoke of a succession of colonial overload. Now finally the nation has independence but for libyan citizens on the street. The still one major problem. The new king interest the i is a stooge of the west is being imposed upon the people not put into power by them on top of that address and his western backers control. The new game changing resource that has just been discovered under the libyan earth oil in the years to come the tussle over this precious commodity will become part of a much broader struggle to rid libya of all foreign interference. The struggle that will soon be led by one man. This is part two of the moammar gadhafi's story and this is real. Dictators population of libya had suffered severely under the italian colonial rule. Most of the people eighty percent engaged in farming most of that subsistence farming. Most of the people had no education and so forth so it was a very poor country. The monarchy came in it was created by a western powers and the united nations market in two major income sources for the monarchy were a british and american military base in libya in nineteen fifty seven western explorers found producible sources of oil in nineteen fifty. Nine libya began producing oil with verse time. Well this changed and everything so there was a lot more money in the system. Even as a teenager moammar gadhafi's among the many le'veon's notice one crucial fact. If new oil wealth is flowing it's definitely not gushing in the direction of ordinary. Libyans took the ronald bruce joan. Unfortunately it was largely siphoned off by a few people. The system that the monarchy ran was one of total corruption in system in which the king never got involved in decisions unless absolutely add to he was more interested in in religious affairs. A system in which getting ahead was not a product of your education or your skill. It was a product of the new inspired by his high school studies and spurred on by the arab radio broadcasts she so eagerly consumes gadhafi begins to take part in student politics. The king's popularity starts to slide. Young moammar joins demonstrations against the monarch around the globe in the nineteen fifties and sixties independence movements. A reclaiming nations from once-mighty european empires has yet. There's little sign of this happening in libya this restraints gadhafi and other young students and there are plenty of things happening in the middle east making angry as the horrors of the holocaust begin to unfold. Wanted in a long promised establishment of a jewish homeland. The creation of the state of israel in nineteen forty eight has thrown metaphor a hand grenade into the arab world. A series of regional wars swiftly followed. Israel's emergence on the world stage this bundle of grievances against israel the west and tyrannical leadership at home is finding expression in new movement cold arab nationalism. It's already happening in iraq and is reaching its flowering right next door in egypt in nineteen fifty two kings. The root of egypt is overthrown is a monarch widely held to be in the pocket at the british but nonetheless faruk is deposed not only that the revolution topless him is a popular revolution. A revolution by the people for the people. This uprising is led by the new poster. Boy the arab world a man who is younger. Duffy's hero a charismatic army officer. For gamal abdul nasser worn in the new japan leader. Nestor presents themselves to the world. As a modernizer. He has a vision to unify the arab countries of north africa and the middle east into one vast united arab republic. This theory is radical extension of our nationalism. Nasa calls it pan arabism. He puts pen to paper outlining his ideals in a book called. The philosophy of the revolution professor uses sony. The influence of ben adam sin in egypt and it by nozzle was filled over the computer database. In fact and bluebills exception office thousands libya lived was about. The fleet of be kind of rhetoric can aspiration that some time it was a time of enormous turmoil. In the arab world in syria in egypt and elsewhere and nassir in particular was very good at pointing fingers at the monarchy in libya as exact kind of government. Nobody should have you know pointing fingers at the us and british air bases as colonialism imperialism. And so the basis became unreal political issue in outside of libya and all of that led do this general feeling that something had to be done analyst and author alison was a young man time when nationalism was sweeping the our world. Fabio was a bit of nationalist revolutions in egypt. Syria i'd saddam. Maybe it was actually quite late arrived without but he was full of arab. Nationalist fervor had an anti-imperialist appearance and the way he's sort libya was ruled by corrupt prior west and king had sellouts. The west money wasn't trickling down to ordinary le'veon's the country was extremely full. He said it was time to try to bring about change so he was immersed in egyptian revolution and began early on it. That why. I'm thinking in terms of how i can make the same kind of revolution happen in libya. This is a high school and he became so enamored with a thought that he began to organize demonstrations meetings pass out pamphlets and so forth criticizing me monarchy soon general nestle as down a marker on the global stage in one hugely significant and provocative gesture he seizes nationalized. The suez canal this canal. British and french owned. It's not just one of the world's most crucial waterways it's also vital oil route. A nasa doesn't stop there. In the autumn of nineteen fifty six and anglo-french-israeli military mission is mounted to reclaim the canal. But the egyptians hold them off in military terms the combine anglo-french-israeli i do achieve certain key objectives but ultimately they will be viewed the losers their invasion provoked the diplomatic standoff between the united states and the soviet union the soviets threatened retaliatory military under pressure from the us the invasion forces retrieved tails between their legs in the new cold war era..

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The Story of Mu’ammar Al-Qadhdhāfī

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01:04 min | Last month

The Story of Mu’ammar Al-Qadhdhāfī

"Late nineteen fifties more gadhafi. The man who will become libya's decades-long dictator is a teenager. In a fledgling country for centuries libya's been under the yoke of a succession of colonial overload. Now finally the nation has independence but for libyan citizens on the street. The still one major problem. The new king interest the i is a stooge of the west is being imposed upon the people not put into power by them on top of that address and his western backers control. The new game changing resource that has just been discovered under the libyan earth oil in the years to come the tussle over this precious commodity will become part of a much broader struggle to rid libya of all foreign interference. The struggle that will soon be led by one man. This is part two of the moammar gadhafi's story

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08:02 min | Last month

"gaddafi" Discussed on Real Dictators

"I wish no ducks. Movies of the scion voted with nia to show you souvenirs. Oblivious past are everywhere. The countryside is dotted with greek. Roman and turkish ruins often peppered with bullet holes. They bear testament to the succession of overloads. Libya is land forged less by geography and by violence can violence a land under near permanent. Took patient by the time of the ultimate empire the vast caliphate that spanned the arab world. The land we know as libya was administered by the turks constituted three provinces in the west aaa tanya in the east cyrenaica and in the desert south fezzan but as time wore on the ultimate took began to lose their grip. In the late nineteenth century the european powers principally britain and france began carving up the continent in what becomes known as the scramble for africa. One european power loney adventures to data proven rather less successful. Looks covetously due. South across the med italy A new country itself united only in eighteen sixty one italy senses the weakness of the once-powerful ultimately in september nineteen eleven one hundred years before gadhafi's downfull italy moves in for the kill. The italo turkish war begins the fighting foreshadows events in the fields of flanders. That will begin just three years later. In nineteen fourteen. The new warfare of the twentieth century is highly mechanized their machine guns trenches massive naval bombardments. There is even as history will record. I use of aircraft in combat. There are horrific stories of massacres on both sides. Ultimately the outdated ottoman army is no match for the industrialized well-equipped. Italians by the time. The one thousand nine hundred ceasefire. Italy finds itself in charge of provinces now known collectively as italian north africa after world. War one as a victorious power on the side of the allies italy retains its overseas possessions a decade and a half later in nineteen thirty four. The italians merged their new holdings into a single entity. Formal colony italian libya. Libya comes to an uber word. Meaning the land west of the nile. Meanwhile in rome there is a new man in charge to benito. Mussolini is one of the new breed of thuggish nationalist strongman. He has designs and creating a new roman empire the cellini seize libya's a place to flex his muscles a place. He wants to shape in his image at his instruction libya becomes the first north african fascist state alison card. Jetta is a middle eastern north african analyst and author of libya the rise and fall of gaddafi carrying of italian colonialism was incredibly retail by the standards of the day fascist the basically pushed over the libyans out of their own land rounded up thousands of libya's pill thousands of them basically still libyan's owns as cheap labor work laugh arms projects whenever not hearing was was reading ingrained deep fan people summary and it would up with stories about the resistance against the italians anti-imperialism the italians may rule the land but they struggled to subjugate the libyan people once and for all muktar leader of a guerrilla insurgency evades capture for an incredible twenty years when he is finally apprehended is publicly executed becoming libya's first national. Marta aggrieved at the still grumbling resistance. Mussolini introduces a policy called the pacific. Ation bolivia this is an autumn misnomer. It's anything but peaceful talion show no mercy. They used chemical weapons against the libyan rebels. They commit wholesale slaughters civilians. There are mass hangings some twelve thousand in the year. Nineteen thirty alone. This is a gruesome episode of history. One largely overlooked in the west. The italians killed around one hundred thousand people and saratoga a full. Half of the region's entire largely comprised of bedouin now a days recognize as ethnic cleansing genocide. Professor george joffe is a senior fellow of the department of politics and international studies at the university of cambridge and a visiting professor. At king's college. London people forget talion yen concentration camp dine in the country. Ready was one of the poorest. African answer damaged done must colosseum in nineteen thirty. Seven cellini celebrates victory with the construction of a massive triumphant marble arch on the border between triple a. Tanya and cyrenaica there is a lavish opening ceremony. Mussolini even presents himself with a made of award. The sewed of islam the italian the building to show their power on the role. That's all is coming back acapella university. You're in control of your education with the game. Changing flex path format. You can set your own deadlines and move at your own pace the faster you move the more you save visit cappella dot. Edu to learn more in june nineteen forty liens is world war. Two only this time on a different side. Italy becomes part of the axis as most than any throws his weight behind. His new powell. Adolf hitler as battle raged in europe. It's only a matter of time before fighting. Kicks off over the mediterranean in north africa. True enough the italian fascist forces in libya soon square up against their enemies next door in british administered egypt. The north african desert is open flande. Such terrain is ideally suited. tank warfare. The frontline shift back and forth across the vast tracts of sand in october nineteen forty two the battle of el alamein seals victory the british and commonwealth forces. The axis troops pushed back right across libya to tunisia. Parts of the retreating convoy. Run right under the very same. Triumphal urge that mussolini had built just a few years before on the streets of tripoli many greek the allied soldiers as liberators but at the same time the commonwealth those does yet another army and libya's long history of occupying armies. Lynn landis is scarred by craters and tank tracks.

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Egypt and the Arab Winter

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04:40 min | 6 months ago

Egypt and the Arab Winter

"Arab spring. Well who doesn't love a democratic revolution. Who's not moved by. Brave protests is calling for the downfall of a brutal regime well a decade ago. That's precisely what happened in the streets of cairo and alexandria a wall of sound as egypt's vice president. I'm sulaiman announces that president hosni mubarak will step down the merciful. The compassionate seasons mahamat house entrusting mubarak has decided a month as president of the republic might have seconds after the announcement. Cairo erupted in celebrations. We are extremely happy. We are all aspiring future for egypt. We are not depending on the government anymore. This is the egyptian people. And this is the base of the new constitution now. The worldwide far the greater the egyptian uprising that culminated in the downfall of mubarak. This is ten years ago so february. Twenty eleven all. That was entirely understandable. Wasn't it after all all revolutions at least in the first few days they blissful and remember every tarn across the water arab world trembled. We already had president ali. Fleeing tunisia albany mubarak of course was toppled. Gaddafi was killed by fellow libyans. Assad of course. Vice the syrian sunni rebellion however. The egyptian uprising did not deliver a democratic outcome. Nor did the cycled arab spring really amount to a more liberal future for the region. Why noah feldman is professor of law at harvard law school. He's author of the arab winter. Tragedy noah welcome to. Abc's radio national. Thank you for having me take us back a decade ago so to the wave of popular protests that swept the middle east. There was something profoundly moving for anybody who cares about freedom in watching large numbers of people say enough is enough. We want to have a say in how things are done in our country and we want dignity and we want social justice and we want freedom. And that i think was the reason that all over the world people responded so positively to the arab spring. It's also the reason that the impulse to have these kinds of protests and change spread across the arabic speaking world to so many countries and so there was a sense of optimism but also a sense of gee what will come next and i think in some countries more than others a worry that what might come next might not be as positive as the protesters hoped what comes next. I mean for generations. It was widely believed that arabs. As opposed to site asians europeans africans latin americans. The widespread view was that arabs. Were uniquely allergic to democracy and of course the arab spring challenged narrative yet use site new book quote. It brought little good. The arab spring ultimately made many people's lives worse than they were before house are. That's a painful realization to reach especially for someone like me who believes very fundamentally that there is no country no culture no group of people organized by region or religion or language who have less in the way of aspiration to self government and freedom than any other but ultimately the reason i can conclude that it brought more harm than good. Is that in egypt. The process that began with democratization and experiment ended in a new dictatorship is bad and in many ways worse than the one that came before in syria the process of arab spring ultimate gave way to a vicious improve civil war. The gun to be sure by the syrian regime in its own defense that left almost half the population displaced either internally or externally and killed hundreds of thousands of people and pretty much the place in the arab world where things are measurably better as a result of the arab. Spring is the tiny country of tunisia. Which has actually the odds to build a functioning constitutional democracy. They still a lot of other problems. But that's just a tiny tiny piece of the much bigger picture in which things are either no better or in some cases much worse

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"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

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04:48 min | 11 months ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

"At the age of six. Two thousand eight that. But as we now know September two, thousand eight was followed just two years later by September two thousand and ten and this top story this week vanity, publishing and former prime minister of Great Britain Tony. Blair's memoir has hates the bookshops of this planet. And potentially have other planets as well. But at the moment, this is the only one that we know of it's it's called a journey MoD political life and is launch was eagerly anticipated publishing sensation who can forget and he last week these scenes of children lining up outside bookstores, midnights all dressed up as their favorite characters from the autobiography Ex. Foreign Secretary Robin Cook was. A popular costume, one dress like a very convincing crash short shouting something about the Iraq war illegal and want you old was lying motionless on the ground presumably having cameras David Kelly either way it was a festive atmosphere around the and the kids they couldn't wait to get the books home start reading and have their spirits and imaginations completely crushed David reference three assassination references. All was it? To. Yeah, you'd have to cancel some some book signings because because a protest eggs thrown in supplements. For the that's been through so He's learning John because he's lost learning to back down in the face of public protests. Seven years like. he's donating the profits from his book to a Charity Organisation for British soldiers into toeing the Iraq war, which is both an excellent idea, and also technically literally the least he could. A political man was are notoriously self-serving at best often offers a scene late night on bookshop security cameras breaking into stores and moving that books from the autobiography section to the history section while the detractors hiding the pregnancy section on white to move the books to the fictions shells instead it's to and fro. An interest of transparency, every political memoir, and the ever written should really be forced to have the same title, which should be no. You're all wrong vicious how it happened. Whoever and in the grand scheme of overall record on that was very much a hamster of mitigation on the end of an ethical see that has Roy Nassir. S- of repugnance squatting and defecating on the other end. was money I some critics claim blood money. Awesome many further justification for bless decision to join America invading Iraq because without the controls he created there is no way he would have been paid so much as an assault so many copies and not be able to give so much money to the British Legion. So really it's also to self justify itself. Should never have their publishes as a key advisor. Office listen you got. You gotta give me a little SAS to play with. The the two main characters in the story, all himself and ex-chancellor ex prime minister and current holder of pensioners. Zinger, two thousand and ten Gordon Gordon Brown the book is surprisingly honest about players complicated relationship with emits. Nature of the relationship is probably just that he's chosen to be so honest about it Blair all as you mentioned, has a proven record of not being a huge fan, the concept of honesty. Surprised that he suddenly. Try it now well, how controversial worry statements about Brown nor especially to be honest scrawlings brown maddening, which I don't think anyone in Britain would disagree with in fact, it seems to be more than the lease negative these almost impressive number of character. He also said that Brown lacked emotional intelligence a guy I think brownwood would struggle to make a decent legal case against that partly because he lacked the social skills to be able to communicate coherent defense to his lawyers effectively. We said in an interview this week Johnny said, he was still friends with Gordon. Brown. Out of all the that my all my notes of told over the last thirteen years that's out there with the weapons of mass destruction classic and the claim on page three, hundred, twenty, four of his memoirs in fact Elvis. And if I may quotes to get the. Rights for this and then. I think. So I think this is a world exclusive anyway this is from face CNN twenty four. I realized that whilst the much great work unifying humanity as Elvis there was still much left to do and the best way to do that was to fake my death and reinvent myself as a creepy over sincere free market quasar socialist with unshakable belief in his own destiny. Beautifully.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

The Bugle

04:24 min | 11 months ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

"Of trees. Those were some recent offcuts back in time time now and remember when Republican conventions were not Harrowingly Dystopia and all kings of the hands of democracy hell. Now, a well least the Balkans were a bit less bulky anyways two thousand and eight to tell you all about it. So John You must be pretty relieved. That's this two week festival of communal political masturbation has drawn to a merciful political close. I think it's interesting. It's been walking told experiment. How much democracy the human soul can. And I'll tell you it. I-. nonconsecutive. Convention Sarah Palin, and it is really depressing that's it's depressing a move so cynical same. So what? I would absolutely crazy the other noise FA. Walking out all of them screwing hull, rub she knocked out of. Another craftspeople thing that touchdown. A three pointer. It was a long blue to the top left corner. One British listeners. Think Alex Higgins of the nausea. Three Wilson. To. Show. So John I mean have you met many average hockey moms in your time in America? That's very much the new thing to be now to be hockey mom, which is interesting in accounts, which is completely turned his back that guy. I guess I guess probably met them all the time. Now all reinvented themselves as hockey. Certain. Carter Stepford mom. Because she did this office, just your average hockey mom and now fashion Joan on. No, I'M NOT AMERICAN NFL don't really have a vote in this election. But. Will Andy that again we're going back to whether recognized American Independence Bill Gates. So to me, it sounds like the average hockey mom is if not the last person that you would want to be one rogue SNOOKA show wife May Oval Office then certainly probably ultimate person. You'd want that that. Just that sliced Cubal jumps off the table and here's the president's know on the temple. New Good joke or even we're going in his. Convention special two weeks we've had kind of aims I guess not squarely at all at all global listeners. More Americans. SNOOKA it's the game that the rest of the well place. Probably as well. The vetting process for her. Gradually each day. This new absolutely incredible factor version about a woman she was a member of this parliament which was actually. Alaskan separatist movement which. is in many ways quintessentially. American. Onto segregates from the nation. That's taking it back to old school, but it does seem that's that's not that's not even a vetting process that should have caught by that's just a google. Well. No that McCain doesn't use a computer and it's talked a lot about that. Someone should have just put it Sarah Palin and. Came Up. Came up was that photo? Awesome. Strives Bikini Holding. Then, all bets are off Feldstein. Surely. Enough. Any red blooded American voter actually next week. I'm going to be doing the bugle with a machine gun and. Don't really approve of your increasingly cavalier attitude towards. The Beagle dress codes cavalier. Sarah Palin. She only got her American possible in two thousand and six and has been to a total of five countries. One of which it turns out she went into only while her plane refueled. You do not get and the the flavor I don't want to. The liberal hippy here don't get the flavor of the nation from it the airport. When I was a kid so fun to South Africa seem grandparents and. We stopped off in in Mombasa in Kenya a lot to think ever since then. I've really had a deep spiritual affinity with the people of of of all parts of Africa's results of half an hour stopover.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

The Bugle

01:51 min | 11 months ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on The Bugle

"Finger at Charles Darwin saying. evily forwards. Dead bidded busted. With the degrees refused to have children. I have a dog. I also I mean guys I just want to put this out there because it's about that struck me is. Aunt trees the real culprits. Altos. Bosses. To. Account. Because I mean, they're the ones that I defaulted releasing carbon dioxide in the night while we sleep sneakily behind our back and so I mean at least industries and corporations have the decency to spew balloons in the air in front of. The time that we're the we. Five think actually this is a positive step to make things easier to to the lands. Good someone's got the courage to say that macos too. Often we get caught up in the gender of. Wanting to save the planet and Thank you for being A. Voice for the disenfranchised. Bake, business big industry unbridled capitalism. It's eighty that's enough. People are you in the media today? Yeah people always talking about huge tracts of fertile rain forest being destroyed. They never asked those huge tracts of fertile rainforests were nice ought. What I mean morally nice. Obviously as trees, they're very beautiful. You know I don't even know I would prefer my road to progress to be paved with some depression debt. The, she'd of my eight does more than the shade.

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Tripoli crown: the battle for Libya

The Economist: The Intelligence

05:50 min | 1 year ago

Tripoli crown: the battle for Libya

"Yesterday Germany hosted an international conference aimed at bringing peace and stability to Libya for actors said they would again respect an arms embargo after nine months of intense fighting. The summit failed to secure a lasting ceasefire the conflict in Libya has festered. Ever since Moammar Gaddafi was toppled in two thousand eleven margin. McShane is are Middle East editor today on one inside you have the. UN backed government in Tripoli on the other you have Khalifa Dr a renegade commander who controls much of the east and south of the country and many of the country's oilfields oilfields in reality. Both sides are really just collections of militias and both draw heavily on foreign support. The Tripoli government is backed by Turkey. I'm and half doors backed by Egypt. The and Russia and as things stand on the ground heft ours. Forces are knocking on the doors of Tripoli but they have been since April and the frontlines aren't really moving that much. So that was a situation on the ground lenient to these talks in Berlin. It's a standoff. That has again drawn the attention of western Western powers who had taken a step back from the turmoil but the diplomacy in Berlin didn't go as far as it could have. The sides did not agree to a ceasefire. And that's a big deal but the foreign powers that back each side did agree to stop arming the combatants which is to say. They've agreed to stop ignoring a decades old arms embargo put in place by by the UN and that is meant to start the longer negotiation over a peace deal and will that work. Well that actually get closer to peace. T think it's the most helpful whole thing to happen in Libya in some time and yet I'm not very hopeful at all. Each side has just too much at stake. Here start with the foreign powers. You'll get Vladimir Putin. He's trying to build on. His success in. Syria extends influence in the eastern Mediterranean. And he thinks by backing Khalifa Abdur. That's the best way to do it now. Turkey on the other side has has even more on the line. Which is why it sent troops to Tripoli this month before all the chaos Turkish construction companies were heavily involved in Libya to the tune of something like twenty billion dollars dollars it would undoubtedly play a big role in rebuilding where peace ever to break out in Libya and signed a maritime border deal in November with the government in Tripoli that gives Turkey a decisive Zeiss of say in gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean? Now these construction contracts that border deal these are things that get ripped up if half hour winds so Turkey. Rickie has a lot on the line and backing the government in Tripoli and let me just say word about half Dr here because he is the definition of a spoiler. I mean he's the reason why so you don't have much hope for Libya he's completely uncompromising believes Libya needs a strong man and of course that it should be him. He walked out of a conference in Moscow. The other week and we we said to be acting in the same usual stubborn way in Berlin he did not meet with fires. All Suraj the Prime Minister of the government in Tripoli and on Sunday his forces closed down to big oilfields in the southwest of the country. That was an attempt to show what kind of leverage he still holds over the government in Tripoli and so why has this come to a head now I mean dental half stars moves have been going on for some time and now it looks like there is this grand. International push for reconciliation think European countries have gotten more involved volved now because they see things getting out of control and they really want to stop that from happening and they want to do that because it's in their own interests to keep the conflict from really spiraling their. The biggest concern is really migrants and Libya had become a jumping off point for African migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe and there has been a downturn in the flow since two thousand seventeen nineteen when we got more involved and I think now they don't WanNa see another uptake and that's why you're seeing more action from France Italy and Germany also like Turkey. France and Italy have big energy interests in Libya and until now that has actually put them sooner on opposite sides of the conflict but recently they seem to be singing more more from the same hymn book and I think it's also for Germany and for Europe a test case of whether they can take a leading role in world diplomacy. And so. That's that's what the Berlin talks are all about you also saw at these talks. The European Union's foreign policy chief even hinted that you're might be willing to put troops on the ground if they're able to negotiate a peace deal and what about the Libyan people themselves which they make of all this jockeying for power and the international interest I mean Libyan. They really just want the fighting to stop. That was the main sense I got when I was in Tripoli last year people are just tired of a decade of chaos and instability. But they also see weakness in Tripoli government I mean fires Al Sir Ause the Prime Minister he is hostage to the militias. Who are supporting him? He doesn't have any real power and so many seem resigned to the idea that Libya I can only be ruled by a strong man and they're not so much rooting for Khalifa. Dr They just wanted to be over and think that will eventually come out on top. And what about the prospect aspect of Mr Half dark coming out on top as you say he's entirely uncompromising and seems to be the spoiler for multiple sets of talks here. How does this play out? If he's just simply not going to play the game. I mean you see this sort of grinding siege of Tripoli and I don't think he consider win this war on his own. He's been at the Tripoli since April so he needs foreign helped it all comes down to whether sort of Russia continues backing him and sort of how involved Turkey actually gets on the side of the UN back government in Tripoli if if the foreign powers cheap to the agreement reached in Berlin. Then you could see an end to this quite quickly. I don't foresee that happening. I think this war is going to go on on for some time yet and I think the foreign powers are going to get more involved from here after. Perhaps a momentary lull on the back of the Berlin Conference. Roger Thank you very much for joining us.

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How Kim Jong Un is 'playing' President Trump

Between The Lines

12:47 min | 2 years ago

How Kim Jong Un is 'playing' President Trump

"Well. It's been more than a year since since Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN at Singapore and a month since they meeting on the North Korean side of the demilitarized iron. This is the first time a sitting U._S.. President has has ended the hermit kingdom. It was an extraordinary visual as president trump took the final steps north toward the line separating north and south South Korea a smiling Kim Joan walking briskly to meet him the first time a sitting American president has ever stepped foot inside the reclusive estate another handshake before the cameras will historic events to be sure but the jury is still out true Pyongyang has released U._S.. Hostages halted nuclear and until last week missile tests and signaled a willingness to at least talk about denuclearization. It's is a far cry from two years. AGO is an remember trump's foreign fury threats North Korea best not make any more threats to the united rated states they will be met with fire and fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never ever seen before thank you or rocket man's provocations rocket man should have been handled a long time ago the little rocket man. We're going to do it because we really have. No Oh choice in data one point North Korea's foreign ministry even warned Australia was coming within the range of the nuclear strike that said Pyongyang Anyang has hinted it might resume nuclear and missile tests if the U._S. South Korean military exercises continue well. Let's get an update on North Korea as well as its thirty five year old dictator from N._F._l.. Field She's been in Asia correspondent for the Washington Post and before that the Financial Times terms for several years she's being closer than almost any journalist to the North Korean regime having visited there regularly over the past fifteen years recent book is called the great successor the secret rise and rule of Kim Jong UN as published by John Murray when my colleague Hamish Macdonald Interviewed Food and a few weeks ago I actually rushed to the bookstore and I bought a copy of it and I have to say it's an absolutely outstanding book. Anna welcome to between the lines are thank you very much. Tell them what a great introduction. Don't do it often but it's very good now. Pyongyang's last nuclear test was nearly two years ago it lasts launched a long range missile all in November two thousand Seventeen Tissot a few short range weapons since then Donald Trump would say that's that's gripe progress. Isn't it yeah I mean He. I would say that that's great progress. I mean certainly as you said it's a shop change from where we were two years ago but I think this is all very tactical from Kim engines perspective and really he's been in the driver's seat the whole time he has been calling the shots here so through two thousand seventeen he was firing missiles at seemed like every second day he conducted these two nuclear tastes including one that was a demonstrably a hydrogen bomb and then in when he was ready at the end of November two thousand seventeen when he said he'd completed his nuclear program he was signaling that he was ready to. I'm back on this charm offensive that we saw over the course of last year and that's because he feels like he's in a position of strength now he he's showing that he's made astonishing progress with missiles and nuclear weapons and he wants to be seen now as the responsible and respected leader of a nucleus date and of equivalent to Donald Trump and she's paying and let me a potion and that's where we're at now in Washington has made it clear that it wants Pyongyang to make concrete steps steps towards denuclearization before it's willing to as I sanctions that limit North Korea's tried but you know until recently the consensus was that Kim Jong Hoon was was really a madman because he really wanted these nuclear weapons. is He really crazy. He has not crazy he has coldblooded and ruthless but he is definitely not a rational not a nutjob as president trump wants colt him and you know to point to the evidence for that is the simple fact that he he is still in power almost eight years on he's defied all the expectations that he would be too inexperienced and too young to take over this this regime and he's done it by acting in a very rational strategic way <hes> to take control of North Korea so a part of that is embarking on this nuclear program which enabled him to both fend off the outside world as well as kind of a AH show strength internally give the general something to be proud of gives the ordinary people something to be proud of and they are proud of it. North Koreans have told hold me that there are especially proud that have managed to do something that <hes> South Korea and Japan have not been able to do so this is like old pot of his is plan I think and and now the face to of that plan is this charm offensive that we're now into try to be seen as an international statesman to be the <hes> you know normalizing his leadership and coming out into the outside world and most of all now he's turning to the economy and trying to develop L. at North Korea's very very backwards and decrepit economy because he knows that that's where his legitimacy could have trouble that if he is not able to show the people of North Korea that life is getting better under his leadership he may begin to have trouble keeping crowded you along kimes primary goal here is survival but let me put this to you. Anna surely the only way the North Koreans Happens <hes> no way whatsoever that he feels he needs them for his security. <hes> you know when he was taking over just two months before he took over the leadership of North Korea Moammar Gaddafi was dragged out of a ditch and Libya and beaten and killed in a very brutal way that must be seated on Kimberlin's uh-huh brain that this is what happens to a leader who strikes a deal with the United States to give up their nuclear capability so I cannot say anyway he would relinquish everything but I think he may relinquish. Something and I actually think president trump's doing the right thing here. It is time to talk to North Korea because decades needs of isolating North Korea have not solved the problem of isolation has allowed North Korea to develop nuclear weapon so you're in agreement. He said that in the trump era it's clear that the political consensus consensus including in Washington it's come around so trump's view that talking to North Korea is a good thing but could trump shift the consensus further if he decides Washington can actually live with a nuclear North Korea well. I'm not sure that Washington has come round. There are many detractors in Washington and of president trump's approach and many skeptics about denuclearization but I do think that this current phase is the right approach to be taking because we should be engaging with North Korea. There should be some progress here. You know maybe they can't get them to give up his nuclear nuclear weapons that you know they can get him to stop firing them. That could get to stop threatening them. You know if there was more engagement with North Korea the people of North Korea would have more exposure go to the outside world be able to open their eyes to the truce which they get precious little off in North Korea so there are lots of benefits to be had there that you you know not necessarily denuclearization per se that is a very very tough thing to reach but there's a lot of wiggle room between nothing and full utilization so Kim plying trump here. He's he is getting all the attention but he's conceding nothing yeah in many respects. He is playing trump. I mean trump is waxing facing lyrical about Kim jong-un explaining why the human rights abuses talking about how they fell in love assures an opinion that Kim Jong UN does is not share Kim's on pragmatic about it but can learn his won him over without having to do anything at all other than show up. You know it's old style. Dale no substance so the question is how long Kim Jong and can continue to string donald trump along like this. He knows that Donald Donald Trump is a very unconventional American president. He's unlikely to get anybody else like him again. So if Kim Jong UN is going to cut any kind of deal he needs to do it while Donald Trump is power and actually one of the things I discovered in the course of reporting this book was that the North Korean diplomats in New York had actually gone to visit a very very famous Korean fortuneteller in Manhattan to us as president trump would be reelected. That's how concerned they are but how good is the word of the United States because as as you will know the George W Bush administration did a deal with Gaddafi that he relinquishes nuclear program and yet Bush's successor. Obama helped sleet if it's to topple Gadhafi well. That's why I think that Kim Jong will never give up his nuclear weapons because that's the thing about democracy right we change. Litas is so he cannot be assured than whoever succeeds Donald trump whenever that is will stick to the same line so yeah. He's not giving those up. My guest is n._F._l.. I feel she's the author of the great successor the secret rise and the rule of Kim Jong on intriguingly the U._S. subtitle for the book is the divinely perfect perfect destiny of brilliant comrade Kim Jong Un. Let's turn to your book because clearly this is a secretive and paranoid regime that makes it very difficult to find reliable information about king John on now based on your research including interviews with defectors and members of the family. What can can you tell us about Kim. Yeah I sit out to talk to every person who never met him are to be able to put together this portrait of him and the picture that emerged this child is person who lived such an ebb normal antisocial life came from such a dysfunctional family emily. There's really no way he could've turned out any differently from the ruthless person we see before us today as a when he it was growing up in North Korea's little princeling he lived a life of absolute luxury but also of isolation in these royal compounds that scattered around North Korea he had xbox games or whatever the equivalent was then and imported food and watched movies and and his own zoo his father had a car adapted for him so you could drive it when he was a small child so he wanted for nothing except for friends he had no friends he did not go to school. He had a Tutu came to the house. He didn't even know his half siblings from his father's other relationships so he he just had his only tuneful siblings. That's only at to play within that led him to latch onto anybody he could and one of the people who became a kind of playmates inmates to him when he was seven years old was this Japanese Sushi chef who I interviewed several times in Japan and he had gone into the household there and Kim John had let sean to him and he used to the shift used to take him fishing and flying kites and they listen to Whitney Houston on the shapes Walkman way back when in an <hes> you know he he really was starved for company and so then at the age of twelve he went to the Swiss capital of burn to go to school there and the idea there was that he should be able to live something of a normal life so he did go to school. He did live you know as the son of a diplomat so he was able to have friends and enjoy going swimming in the French Riviera and eating pizza in Italy and all these kinds of things that an expect hidden Switzerland's can enjoy but even there he struggled partly because of language <hes> festival studied in

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Libya crisis: UN warns battle for Tripoli is 'start of a bloody war

Monocle 24: The Globalist

04:37 min | 2 years ago

Libya crisis: UN warns battle for Tripoli is 'start of a bloody war

"The time in Tripoli's approaching eight thirty six where the UN on void Libya has warned that the battle for the capital is just the start of a long and bloody war. It began at the beginning of April, when a military leader general Khalifa, half, tar, who's allies to rebels seeking to overturn the internationally. Recognized government launched an offensive on the city will since then more than five hundred people have died and tens of thousands of fled from their homes and things appear to be getting worse with both sides, receiving military supplies from overseas with Turkey backing the government of fires Al Sarraj and Jordan, supporting the rebels or the UN envoy, Gazon Salma is calling for those weapons supplies to stop. Joining me to discuss is Mary FitzGerald, who's a researcher and journalist specializing in Libya. Welcome to the program. Mary, what do you make of what Salam, I had to say. While it was a very powerful speech to the Security Council fifteen minutes long, and you could see the, the frustration on Salama's part is been the UN special envoy to Libyan average just over two years. He has been trying to get a u n political process aimed at resolving, the simmering conflict in Libya, get that up and running. And I think we shouldn't forget that the day that Khalifa after launch this offensive on Tripoli was actually the same day that the UN secretary, General Antonio Gutierrez was intrepid to try and give a fresh impetus to that UN a process. So the symbolism could not have been more striking an offensive launched by a man who Khalifa after has tried to undermine that UN process since it begun, late two thousand fourteen so I think Salamis frustration was evident in his speech yesterday. But also his warning was was stark about where the fighting that was. Triggered by half tres offensive may lead Libya, and there was one line that stuck out for me. He said the full civil war is not inevitable, but it may occur because of the will of some parties and the inaction of others. And I think that reference to inaction has to basically be a message, I think to e you Member States because what happens in Libya does not stay in Libya. And it has an impact on Europe that it doesn't say on countries that are fueling this conflict, particularly on how star side, the, the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the Gulf. And then on the other side as, as you mentioned Turkey has been supplying weapons to, to the US government in, in Tripoli. And so I think that, that, that reference to inaction and given the we've seen an inability on the used side to forge more robust collective response to. This guy during conflict, I think is pertinent, can you give us a short, but Reese a lesson in recent history Mary, because obviously in the time since the full of, of, of the Gadhafi, regime, Libya has been going through a journey of turbulence, but in more recent years at certainly been overshadowed on the world stage in terms of the world's attention by by, by Syria. What's been happening that brought Libya to this point while since the fall of Gaddafi in two thousand eleven Libyan had a very shaky at transition and it has held number of elections. It's experiment in, in democracy. If you like for forty two years of Gaddafi's dictatorship, it, it, it didn't know democracy, but essentially Libya, since two thousand eleven has been roiled by m s struggle over control of the country's resources Libya's home to Africa's biggest oil reserves. The conflict in Libya is not ideal. Logical and it is a greedy scramble for the country's resources in two thousand fourteen Khalifa after was accused of attempting a military coup, and he that accumulation that belief that after seeks to impose himself as military ruler autocrat in Libya has been a key driver of the conflict from two thousand fourteen until the present day and tops are I think with this gambled try and take Tripoli. There was a lot of wishful thinking in some international circles about how after his intentions about the possibility of bringing him into a UN process aimed at creating an inclusive civil government in, in Libya.

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Explainer 160: Libya: a new civil war?

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

05:13 min | 2 years ago

Explainer 160: Libya: a new civil war?

"Much of the lost decade Libya has been defined by a gruesome irony it has two governments but a distinct lack of governance. In recent days. There have been indications that one of Libya's two governments is intent upon resolving this contradiction, the veteran warlord general Khalifa after who is more or less in charge of the regime based in the eastern city of Brooke has ordered his forces to move on Tripoli Libya's capital and home of the government of national accord, led by prime minister, fires Sarraj and recognized by the international community as legitimate. It is not clear whether half tar and his militia who preferred to call themselves, the Libyan national army possessed the wherewithal to take Tripoli or even whether they're seriously interested in trying it may just be an attempt by half tar to assert himself ahead of a u n sponsored conference on national reconciliation Sheffield to take place in Libya next week, either to make himself seem entitled to a bigger slice of any carve-up or to disrupt the talks entirely. Libya's? Current woes are a product of the abuse previous woes in two thousand eleven amid the tumult of the Arab spring Libya's long, dictating despot the sinister and ridiculous ma-ma Al Ghaddafi was overthrown and murdered. He had ruled Libya for forty two years since seizing power in a coup d'etat in nineteen sixty nine. And there seemed little reason to mourn his passing Gaddafi was a thug. A crook. Obviously quite mad and had ruined a country which had and has every reason to be prosperous Libya possesses at least, the world's ninth largest proven oil reserves presides over seventeen hundred kilometers of glorious Mediterranean coastline and has a smaller population than London Ghaddafi had however sufficient wits about him to have successfully played the confidence trick that tyrants, often do upon the democracies the degree to either support them or ignore them. He implicitly. Opposed that terrible, though, he was whatever might follow him would be worse. And then used his power to create the domestic conditions that ensure that this would indeed be the case Gaddafi's Libya was very much Gadhafi's Libya. No opposition, no, independent institutions little in the way of civil society and people too terrified in the direct experience of this reporter to speak fairly his name. Gadhafi's regime collapsed in two thousand eleven the outside world intervened. A NATO mission authorized by the UN Security Council has been much criticized for failing to establish order. But that wasn't what it was designed to do. Operation unified protector was an ambition which imposed a no fly zone over Libya and targeted forces loyal to Gadhafi to protect civilian populations. The NATO intervention ended shortly after Gaddafi's death. The subsequent chaos has been largely of domestic Libyan manufacturer by two thousand fourteen escalating sufficiently to deserve the designation of civil war. Very broadly between whichever government of the moment was attempting to operate out of Tripoli and whatever forces were being commanded at the time by general Kelly for after a former Gadhafi loyalists who fell out with his famously irascible boss in the late nineteen thousand nine hundred and spent many years in exile in United States. What am at Helen comic? You help me and ask me by that not for the foreign forces are however now in play in Libya, despite the official UN recognition of fires Sarraj government internally Kelly for half appears to enjoy the backing of Egypt France, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Certainly it's difficult to believe that huffed as recent visit to king Salman of Saudi Arabia was altogether. A social call as things stand. Nobody seems to. Lear on what half Tara once which may be exactly what half Tara wants some feared that he sees himself as Libya's Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the disciplinarian military, strongman others believe possibly optimistically that half as current offensive is by way of a job application for chief of the defence force of a unified Libya as we go to where after troops continue their advance towards Tripoli. Some reports have them seizing Tripoli's long-closed international airport, twenty four kilometers from the city centre earlier this week an airstrike by half tiles forces hit Tripoli's only functioning airport at Meagher, it is possible that some sort of endgame game is in play and the four that some sort of resolution may be looming. But in the short term, at least any alleviating of Libya's agonies seems wretchedly unlikely. Monocle twenty four. I'm andrew.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Only A Game

Only A Game

02:14 min | 3 years ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on Only A Game

"Sponsorship deal he reached out to hans meyer the mayor of the nearby town of hamer again gabrielle luiz manga cons was notorious for his business dealings behind the eastern bloc china and so he was kinda guy who could get helped through some interesting business partners burger meister meyer had in mind one very interesting partner hans maier goes i've got it we're going to call up moammar gadhafi moammar gaddafi known sponsor of international terrorism the man who ordered the nineteen eighty six bombing of a berlin discotheque that killed three and wounded more than two hundred oppressor of millions of libyans dictator of the country that supplied most of germany's oil and so high nhs he says great make the call let's go talk to ghaddafi hines jetta tripoli in late november of nineteen eighty seven and there's this whole spectacle of getting off the plane on the tarmac in libya and there's dancers and bedouin tents classic ghaddafi party hines is wining and dining with gaddafi gaddafi says you know we don't ice here but i've seen hockey and you know it seems like people like hockey in germany and ghaddafi likes anything that pleases the public as a man of the people not really good nafi was reviled in libya jer germany and elsewhere but that didn't deter hines vipin bach hines goes to gadhafi's compound that's been bombed the us had bombed tripoli in nineteen eighty six in retaliation for the berlin bombing two of the dead there had been us soldiers and get off i gives them a contract for almost a million dollars to save the team hines returned to germany and met with the players he told them hey guys guess what good news the tax thirties aren't going to be raiding your apartments anymore he might even get your leather coats in your loonies your baseball gloves back and we're going to be playing and we're going to get a shot to win the championship hines presented the team with their new jersey's they were insert loans familiar blue and white design minus.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on WJR 760

WJR 760

02:32 min | 3 years ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on WJR 760

"End the moammar gaddafi was overthrown mary on streets so that one of the reasons perhaps why the president made this decision it came to a point and also concerned about china trying to seeming seemingly trying to meddle in this summit china was basically going to be shut out of this meeting and it's it hasn't been lost on the present isn't that the rhetoric from north korea and kim jong wounds attitude seems to have changed after his second meeting with xi jinping the chinese leader and so there you have some of the reasons perhaps why the president decided to call this off for the time being even as today i guess the north koreans are saying it's a regrettable decision and that they hope things can work out and still perhaps have this summit at some point even if it's not june twelve you know bob e even when this was first scheduled month month and a half ago whatever the case may be it was tedious at best wasn't it i mean because quite frankly the ground were really wasn't there because it was named colin going on between president trump and kim jong un now we've got one of the foreign ministers there in north korea referring to vice president pence is a dumbing so you know what i don't know much about summits but when you have one you like to start off a bit smoother well it was march as a matter of fact when the south korean delegation that have met with kim jong on in the wake of the fall of relations over the winter olympics they met with kim they came directly to the white house to present kim's invitation for one on one summit the president was very anxious about it they went into the briefing room stuck with the briefing room something he's never done and said i mean exciting announcement out in the driveway and when the south koreans came out and talked with us there they said that kim jong on offered to the invitation the president had accepted it kim was going to be okay with these joint us south korean of the ex military exercises as well as kim had agreed to denuclearization well at denuclearization was never clearly defined and whether or not there may be some sort of translation issue and what have you but you know in.

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Trump eyes more tariffs on Chinese goods

Bucket Strategy Investing

01:25 min | 3 years ago

Trump eyes more tariffs on Chinese goods

"The trump administration said to be getting closer to imposing trade sanctions on china president trump wants to punish china for theft of american intellectual property by putting the new tariffs on over a hundred different chinese goods valued at over fifty billion dollars and announcement on the new tariffs could come as soon as today united nations officials say militant groups are continuing to commit human rights abuses in libya people being sold into slave markets usa's wendy king has more on the story andrew gilmour united nations assistant secretary general for human rights said the situation in libya has not improved since moammar gaddafi left power armed groups with no connection to the government have proliferated throughout the country and our detaining people arbitrarily and subjecting them to torture and murder unlawful killings are rampant he said in what has become an increasing pattern in and around benghazi for usa radio news i'm wendy king other nations east coast is trying to climb back from another snow and ice weather event the fourth nor'easter to hit the east in the past three weeks a lot of flights canceled again they were measured in the thousands yesterday and there could be more delays and cancellations today states of emergency declared in new york and new jersey and besides the northeast new england the nation's capital picked up its biggest no totals of the year at about four to six inches and for usa radio.

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Boy Scouts discriminated against Utah teenager with Down syndrome, lawsuit says

CT on the Hill

01:18 min | 3 years ago

Boy Scouts discriminated against Utah teenager with Down syndrome, lawsuit says

"A former president of france is in custody at a police station near paris nicolas sarkozy is under investigation over possible illegal campaign financing in the twenty stood rather two thousand seven presidential election that he won sarkozy has strongly denied any wrongdoing yellow gatien's are that he received millions of euros from the regime of late libyan leader moammar gaddafi are the boy scouts prepared for this the father of a scout with down syndrome filed a lawsuit what are what are they teaching with this it's okay to discriminate logan blocks down syndrome has prevented him from completing some of the requirements to become an eagle scout but the national parks council in utah making some accommodations to help the fifteen year old advances local people are like hey let's go ahead and do that logan's father chad blythe says the boy scouts of america clipped his sons wings wanting who different mirror badges are known void in the eyes of national boy scouts like the suing the scouts and the parks council for outrageous and reckless conduct be organization saying it offered logan alternative merit badges and a path to becoming an eagle steve rappoport fox news on wall street stock futures are doing much before the opening bell the morning after a big selloff from the dow plunged three hundred thirty five points i'm dave anthony fox news radio good morning i'm teresa berry sean murphy clouds today.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on Las Culturistas

Las Culturistas

01:32 min | 3 years ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on Las Culturistas

"Crime now and like all my procedural and south yeah yeah i am distracted enough like it for me is like trump the closest i can kinda come to being like out of my head ashore you know to being like oh what's going to happen here well you know what's going to happen next and i think that's what i liked about it i was terrified but i was definitely engrossed i need to know it was a portal into some distressing situation that you could just like dip your toan the optout his whenever you want it because aquino way and i will say the house various don't appear whatever the uey that copay boeing i come on a survey aviva a the tv show with whenever they would do night of the living dummy gaddafi those are actually really but they were buried there is your unto your of i like dummies the movie i remember i saw you know to as isaac kidman maybe six years old said result they took me to see child's play a now thanks not like just took matters like we were all everyone's going it was like bring the kid noah bang uh they were just like let's brig naomi to trial now a terrified four life oh and my cousins didn't help because they totally terrify me we met there that i will have this toy were you put it that cassette tape and are back the doll what talk says that awesome against somewhere cousin illegal is currently was this rebels was at the actual dov krivel now you gotta contact with suzy i go over there and they've recorded high meal me i'm suzy chucky sister wanna play i hid in the bathroom.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM

WMEX 1510 AM

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on WMEX 1510 AM

"Of three countries that we've knocked their leaders at work god forbid imagine if somebody russia any what china came over and said we don't like the way you're on in your country and took our government out and that's ultimately what we did to other countries in expect them to just enjoy it the like it it didn't for the most part people feel like gaddafi saddam who actually had his people in control or under control for the most part because they feared him so that would so we went and took those people out and basically what i'm trying to say is it's almost like we we took out the queen and then there was just chaos exactly will that that's what does happen and when you know an m once again i'm not saying moammar qaddafi or saddam hussein will go guys are good eggs i don't i don't i'm not saying that and i don't know them i don't know that to be the fact but i will say they knew how to keep those animals on on in line and then there's any ah you know something mi four gassing whole towns no but you know something those countries where a lot calmer before we knock those people out of power i was about to say yet they didn't necessarily handled things right way but look at what the alternative is now exactly and what's happening and now what we've done is it's kinda like a cancer that has spread like when it was contained into one or two of those countries is surrounded you make sure does it move out the rest of worlds okay once you gave them democracy and the the ability and tried to get people from the un and nato in order to deal with these countries now of that look what happened local what's happening in australia while stralia is full of isis members full of it they have attacks their weekly right now australia's not happy at all and the eu told them have they take a certain amount of refugees and so forth and that's where we are right now because paris england australia they have spread from you know those three to five little countries that they win that they had safe harbor in two now they're worldwide they're here for god's sakes i mean they're everywhere and that's the problem like you can't contain a cancer that's already spread once it was in one part of.

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"gaddafi" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

KDWN 720AM

02:33 min | 4 years ago

"gaddafi" Discussed on KDWN 720AM

"These thug dictators yeah they were thugs and they were dictators but when they when they weren't killed pushed out of power with those mubarak or whether it was mubarak is our good good friend unlike saddam but a gaddafi mubarak saddam what what replace them exactly chaos bloodshed the destruction of religious minorities forced conversions mass rape culture where the isis warriors rape christian women and other religious minorities bring them into bondage force them to have their children or killed them and a mass dia'a spread of people desperate for their own safety their own lives many muslims some christians pour into europe changing europe forever europe will never ever ever be the same thing about it he start thinking about how through the millennia europe had to deal with all sorts of threats i mean just to think about your world history think about how over the last fifteen years twenty years how much damage has been done really i mean real damage it's it's something i think about when you hear john mccain retirement here john mccain trashing trial per trashing rex tillerson r rubio coming out and graham i ever apologize for anything to you ever say we got it wrong you ever ever ever say that i can say trump trump doesn't apologize you're right he does he else he actually wasn't president and he wasn't in congress voting for the use of force that expanded into this decade's long war on two fronts we've lost thousands of men and women spent trillions of dollars and at the end of it what exactly did we get well we need more true sacking afghantistan that's what we got it in china's more powerful we know that russia tried to change the outcome of our election last november and they did not succeed the so far they have not paid a single price for that.

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