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Foreign Affairs
THE COLONEL IN HIS LABYRINTH
Milton Viorst
A Western journalist travels to Libya for an exclusive interview with Colonel Mu'ammar Qaddafi and finds a country struggling to modernize. Tired of suffering under the U.N. embargo, Libya may be ready to hand the suspected Lockerbie bombers over for trial. After being pariahs for over a decade, most Libyans seem eager to reenter the international community. But power in their country is divided between bureaucrats who favor the West and the old, fiercely anticolonial revolutionaries who still cherish Qaddafi's defiance. The bureaucrats are ready to put Libya's rotten image behind them, but the colonel is leery.

The full text of the article can be found in Foreign Affairs magazine, March/April 1999 - pages 60 to 75 ( volume 78, number 2 )
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