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Libya, Gaddafi, oil: another view

Hands off Africa demonstration, Accra. Photo by Christiane Badgley

On the African continent, a more nuanced appreciation of Gaddafi and the Libyan rebels.

While fighting continues across Libya, grisly details of the NATO-backed assault on Tripoli are beginning to emerge. At the same time the rush for Libya’s oil is on and it appears that the countries who provided early support for the rebels will have a competitive edge for new oil contracts (read The rush to grab the trophy is on! in Arab News for more details on likely winners and losers in the post-Gaddafi era).

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