New hurdles hamper Libya’s rehabilitation Libya’s president, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, was a global pariah when Saddam Hussein was still the West’s best friend. But how times change. Between Saddam Hussein being captured, tried and hanged, the Libyan president had remodelled himself and his country to emerge as shining examples of total rehabilitation in the eyes of the world. Richard Seymour reports.
14 The Middle easT June 2008