TITLE

The Impossible Colonel

AUTHOR(S)
Crozier, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 1980
SOURCE
National Review;11/14/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p1380
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the role of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi of Libya in international terrorism as of 1980. It describes how Qaddafi influenced Maltese Prime Minister Dom Mintoff to eradicate the national characteristics of Malta. It cites ways in which Qaddafi was involved in illegal arms transfer to Muslim rebels.
ACCESSION #
6073435

 

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