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Libya: From Africa’s Richest Country To A Failed State

AFRICANGLOBE - This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s richest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa. However, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi had turned Libya into Africa’s wealthiest nation. Libya had the highest GDP per capita and life expectancy on the continent.

Coups, Terror And Bloodshed: The Bitter Fruit Of NATO’s Libya War

AFRICANGLOBE - Iraq may have been a blood-drenched disaster and Afghanistan a grinding military and political failure. But Libya was supposed to have been different. Nato's war to overthrow Colonel Gaddafi in 2011 was hailed as the liberal intervention that worked.

Libya Now Faces Humanitarian Crisis As Rebels Take Over

The turmoil in Libya continues, as rebels succeed in their takeover of Tripoli and hunt for Colonel Gaddafi. The violence-stricken country now faces a humanitarian crisis as living conditions become increasingly desperate.