Libya and the West: From Independence to Lockerbie

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This book describes the principal events which have shaped contemporary Libya, from independence to the Lockerbie affair. It reviews Libya's independence process, its territorial disputes with neighbors, the many abuses of human rights perpetrated by the Qadhafi regime, state terrorism and the US manipulation of the United Nations in its confrontation with Libya.

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Geoff Simons is the author of more than a dozen books on international politics, including works on the United Nations, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya.

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""This book is important.. I recommend this scholarly work to anyone who really wants to understand Libya.""--Tony Benn

""A wonderful work.""--Noam Chomsky

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