Libya Newslinks 21 October 2011: Latest

21 October 2011 —

Libyan Leaders Appear to Differ Over Qaddafi Burial
New York Times
By KAREEM FAHIM and RICK GLADSTONE MISURATA, Libya — Euphoria in Libya over the death of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi was tempered on Friday by frictions and confusion over where and when to bury the former strongman, as well as a formal request by the …

NATO commander to recommend Libya mission end
CBS News
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) AP analysis: Obama vindicated by Qaddafi death
BRUSSELS – NATO’s top commander said Friday he will recommend the end of
the alliance’s seven-month mission in Libya. Adm. Jim Stavridis made the
announcement on his Facebook …

Syrian Protesters Take Inspiration from Libya
Fox News
AP BEIRUT — Inspired by the scenes of euphoria in Libya, Syrian protesters
poured into the streets Friday and shouted that President Bashar Assad’s
regime will be the next to unravel now that ousted Libyan dictator Muammar
Qaddafi is dead. …

Tussle for power in Libya among factions ensues
USA Today
By Oren Dorell, USA TODAY Libyan opposition leaders who united against
former tyrant Moammar Gadhafi are now opposing each other, which in a
country flooded with weapons raises the threat of continued fighting and
raises the stakes for the West, …

Gaddafi asset hunters face legal mazes
By Mark Hosenball LONDON (Reuters) – Libya’s new leaders will have to dig
deep to find billions of dollars in cash and assets that Muammar Gaddafi
and his family stashed around the world, and then will face daunting legal
hurdles to recover them all, …

Libya rejoices at Moammar Kadafi’s death
Los Angeles Times
The focus in Libya now turns to building a democratic system, collecting
thousands of weapons and reining in militias that now impose order. Libyans
celebrate in Martyrs’ Square in Tripoli, the capital, after hearing that
deposed leader Moammar Kadafi …,0,3451629.story

Libya Celebrates Gadhafi’s Death
The UpTake
Libyans celebrating after the news that their former leader Muammar
Qadhafi, had been killed in Sirte. Scenes include two revolutionary
fighters saying “Allahu Akbar” to the camera amid celebration and gunfire,
a man with his daughter on his shoulders, …

Lavrov Live: Q&A touches on Libya, US relations and missile defense
Opening the Q&A session, Lavrov responded on the situation in Libya, where
former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi died following a gun battle between
government loyalists and members of the National Liberation Army. Lavrov
said Gaddafi had lost his …

Libya’s future likely bright, expert says
CBS News
Though Libya currently lacks organization and established institutions, the
nation has “plenty going for it,” and its residents have a bright future,
an expert said on “The Early Show” Friday. Bobby Ghosh, deputy
international editor for Time magazine, …
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Behind Qaddafi’s death: demographics?
Christian Science Monitor
Like many newly emerging democracies, Libya didn’t overthrow Qaddafi when
it was bulging with youth. It toppled Qaddafi after its youth bulge
matured. By Laurent Belsie, Business editor / October 21, 2011 The pictures
emanating from Libya – young men …

The American Spectator : The Spectacle Blog : Aiding Libya
By John Tabin
Aujali also outlined the help that Libya was seeking from the U.S.
government and the American business community in the wake of Qaddafi’s
death. The NTC wants U.S. assistance in training its military, protecting
its borders, and setting up …

RealClearPolitics – Is Libya the Next Somalia?
By Christian Caryl, Foreign Policy
WASHINGTON — Down in the basement, I still have a copy of Moammar
Gaddafi’s bizarre political manifesto, “The Green Book,” which I picked up
during a trip to Libya in the early 1980s. It’s a reminder of what an
oddball dictator… more ›› …

Liberated Libya: No offence, it’s just business — RT
Many Libyans are celebrating the death of a dictator and Western leaders
are hailing a transition to democracy. However, that outcome is not

South Africa urges peace in Gaddafi-free Libya – News – Mail …
Following Gaddafi’s death, SA has urged Libya to seek “all inclusive” peace
in the country, which its prime minister says is now ready to be reborn.

Muammar Gaddafi Dead: Media Reports On Libya Leader’s Capture …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
The news of Muammar Gaddafi’s capture and death spread like wildfire across
the world on Thursday. Media outlets, world leaders and locals in Libya
were among those reacting to the news.

Libyan fighters capture Gadhafi hometown of Sirte – Yahoo! News
Read ‘Libyan fighters capture Gadhafi hometown of Sirte’ on Yahoo! News.
Libyan fighters drove the last holdouts of Moammar Gadhafi out of his
hometown of …

Libya celebrates | World news |
Across Libya, citizens and fighters react to the death of the ousted leader

Qaddafi’s death leaves a Libya that must build itself from scratch …
Muammar Qaddafi’s government was one of a kind, with no independent
institutions. That means Libya’s new government has nothing, good or bad,
to build on.

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