Muammar al-Gaddafi

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  • Mudammar Gaddafi In History

    Role of Muammar Gaddafi in History Muammar Gaddafi is the colonel who ruled Libya for the longest time. He is considered one of the most unpredictable and appallingly intriguing leaders in Africa and in the Arab world. He presided over Libya, a desert republic with massive oil deposits and a total population of about six million people. Gaddafi had a poor family background. He was born 1942 in a rural area outside the town of Sire in the seats in western Libya. He had three sisters, and he was the only boy and the youngest in his family. He was raised in a Bedouin tent in the Libyan Desert, and he came from a small tribal family called the Al-Qadhafah. Many of the children had never gotten the chance for an education, but his father sent Gaddafi to school. When he started school in Sire Mediterranean coast, he was about nine years old. He was skillful and charismatic. He joined the military school in Benghazi in Libya. He also applied for farther military training in the United Kingdom. The year after he came back to Libya, he was involved with a…

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  • Mu Ammar Al-Qadhafi Influence

    Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi was the leader of Libya from the time he took part in overthrowing the Libyan monarchy in 1969 till the end of his life in 2011. Al-Qadhafi had a very strong conviction of his political ideology, and remained a supporter of pan-Arabism and “Islamic socialism” throughout his reign. Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi 's Green Book was greatly influenced by his upbringing and political events that took place around him during his life, and with great reliance on the ideas of President Gamal…

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  • Ethnic Conflict In The 20th Century

    “moral hazard”; this new international norm raised expectations of diplomatic and military intervention when groups faced oppression. The potential for outside intervention can tempt groups, which might otherwise be peaceful, to engage in risky behavior and carry out political violence in challenging their governments. Even though the rebels may have little chance of succeeding, the mere possibility of outside intervention emboldens the combatants, leading them to prefer conflict escalation…

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  • Globalization In Libya

    He would use the revenues that came from the oil industry to bolster the military, implements programs throughout the country that would lean towards the idea of socialism and would fund revolutionary Muslim militants throughout the world. In 2011, a civil war broke out in Libya, which would later on cause UN intervention with the result of Gaddafi being overthrow and…

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  • The Importance Of Crimes In Macbeth

    Gaddafi currently has set a very high bar for crimes an individual can commit. Gaddafi has been involved with many terrorist attacks and has ordered to kill many. Gaddafi has been involved in the bombing of the Berlin disco, Pan Am flights, Libyan hospitals, and Libyan cities. Gaddafi has also “crushed a 1996 prison uprising by killing 1,200 people” (“Libya’s Tyrant Must Depart”). Macbeth has also committed many cruel deeds that have allowed him to stay in power. Macbeth’s brutal crimes can be…

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  • Arab Spring Research Paper

    the time of Gaddafi 's birth Libya was an Italian colony. Growing up, Gaddafi witnessed significant events in the Arab world, including the Arab–Israeli War and the Egyptian Revolution. He was influenced very much by the Egyptian President Nasser. Education: Gaddafi attended elementary school, then he enrolled in the Royal Libyan Military Academy in Benghazi in 1961…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Political Censorship

    standing. In Libya the Prime Minister has removed any negative independent broadcasting of information or print media, which is similar in Turkmenistan, where "cross censorship" has been introduced therefore creating an atmosphere of fear and in North Korea there is no independent journalists or broadcasting information available. Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya from 1942-2011 this reign was carried out in a cruel and strange manner. Gaddafi’s reign began with the removal…

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  • Reagan's Struggle Against Terrorism

    In 1986, Reagan took violent action to win a battle in his war against terrorism. Reagan started serving his presidential term. The United States had been struggling with foreign nations, such as Libya, specifically relations with Muammar Gaddafi (El-Gadhafi, Quadaffi, Qadhafi). Gaddafi, the Libyan dictator first came to power in 1969. Over the past few decades, the United States tried to solve conflicts with Libya diplomatically (SOURCE). Once Reagan was elected, he tried to continue the…

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  • Responsibility To Protect (R2P)

    President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons against his own people, yet the international community has not upheld its responsibility to protect. This is a direct violation of the R2P doctrine. It is true that the situation in Syria is complicated, with many different players and international objectives involved. As such, it is difficult to respond effectively. However, this shows the R2P doctrine has no actual value when the interests of major powers are at stake. For instance,…

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  • Appearance And Reality In Elizabethard III And Al Pacino's Richard III

    As times change, values and ideas often change as they are invariably shaped by their context. However, some remain constant throughout time and are universal. The 1592 Shakespearean drama Richard III and Al Pacino 's 1995 docu-drama Looking for Richard [LFR] were written four hundred years apart yet both texts address perpetual values and ideas that are common to both eras. Through a simultaneous study of both texts, the responder is able to understand the influence of context on aspects of the…

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