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By G L Simons

This publication charts intimately the West's reaction, really that of the USA, to Libya's attainable involvement within the bombing of the Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie in 1988. It means that this reaction can't be absolutely understood with no attention of the us as sole army superpower within the New international Order. Geoff Simons argues that the USA determination to focus on Libya, and to contain the UN during this coverage, has extra to do with the realpolitik targets of a hegemonic energy than with the disinterested use of foreign legislations to strive against terrorism. The Lockerbie factor is decided opposed to a close historical past of Libya from the earliest occasions to the current, with emphasis on Libya's colonial prior, the pivotal value of Libya's oil assets, the nature of the Gaddafi revolution, and the ensuing impression on kinfolk with the United States.

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