TITLE

Pawn Shop

AUTHOR(S)
Zacharia, Janine
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;8/30/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses international relations between the United States and Libya. Surrender of Libya's nuclear ambitions by dictator Muammar Qaddafi in 2003; Promises made to Qaddafi by U.S. President George W. Bush in exchange for the surrender, including a relaxation of sanctions and a normalization of diplomatic relations; Focus of Bush's foreign policies on the democratization of the Middle East; Discussion of the prevalence of human rights violations in Libya; Report that U.S. oil companies have flocked to Libya since the relaxation of the trade embargo; Possibility that Libya will be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, a designation that prohibits direct U.S. assistance.
ACCESSION #
14205072

 

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