Libya and the West: From Independence to Lockerbie
I.B.Tauris, 2003 - 234 من الصفحات
After his successful coup d'etat in 1969, the young and brash Colonel Muammar Qadhafi broke many of Libya's residual colonial links, but at a huge cost - a new authoritarianism which became increasingly repressive as the country was condemned to pariah status by an America exasperated with Libya's radicalism and apparent links to terrorist groups. The final irony, as Libya now seeks to carve a fresh path in the 21st century, is that the most dramatic episode in the country's recent history - the accusation that it masterminded the Lockerbie tragedy - has provided a way for Libya to achieve at least some rehabilitation within the international community, by acceding to the trial of two of its citizens and appearing to tolerate (albeit under protest) the guilty verdict on one. This text describes the principal events which have shaped contemporary Libya. It reviews Libya's independence process, its territorial disputes with neighbours, the many abuses of human rights perpetrated by the Qadhafi regime, state terrorism and the US manipulation of the United Nations in its confrontation with Libya. Published in association with the Centre for Libyan Studies, Oxford.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
Borders Libya and Chad
Contesting the Aouzou Strip
The UN Reference
The Libyan Record
A Terrorist State?
Administering Powers administration adopted Adrian Pelt agreement aircraft Amnesty International Aouzou Strip April Article Assembly Benghazi bombing Britain British Chadian Civil and Political claims Committee Constitution countries Court of Justice Covenant on Civil Cyrenaica December draft economic Egypt established extradition February Fezzan forces foreign France French Frolinat frontier Graziani Green Charter Habre human rights Ibid independent Libya International Court International Covenant international law involvement Islamic Italy January judges Libya Libya and Chad Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libyan authorities Libyan Government Libyan independence Lockerbie London military Minister Montreal Convention Muslim observers official Organisation Ottoman Ouaddai Paragraph parties Peace Pelt Political Rights prisoners Qadhafi regime region representatives Resolution 748 sanctions Sanusi Secretary-General Security Council Resolution September social sovereignty suspects terra nullius territory terrorism terrorist torture Treaty trial Tripoli Tripolitania trusteeship UDHR United Kingdom United Nations United Nations Commissioner Universal Declaration violation Washington Western Western Sahara World Court