Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (7th June 1942 – 20th October 2011), known as Muammar Gaddafi or Colonel Gaddafi, was Libya's head of state from 1969, when he seized power in a military coup, until 2011 when his government was overthrown.

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Paperless Archives - Qaddafi Rise to Power in Libya
The Libyan Revolution as seen through downloadable documents from the CIA, State Department, National Security Council and presidential papers, compiled by BACM Research. Includes samples.
Wikipedia - Muammar al-Qaddafi
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the leader of Libya.
ABC News: How Many Different Ways Can You Spell 'Gaddafi'?
A list of 112 different spellings due to the difficulty of translating Arabic to English. (September 22, 2009)
BBC News - Colonel Gaddafi's Libya
Middle East analyst Gerald Butt looks at the life of Colonel Gaddafi and his impact on Libya. (May 15, 2006) - Interview: Libyan Leader Muammar al-Qaddafi
Charles Lambroschini, a journalist with the conservative Parisian daily Le Figaro, interviews Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi about the Iraq crisis and its possible aftermath. (March 11, 2003)
Christian Science Monitor - Col. Qaddafi Seeks to Lead New Club: Africa
Scott Peterson's analysis of Qaddafi moving Libya's political sphere from the Middle East to Africa. (September 10, 1999)
BBC News - Profile: The Libyan Maverick
Profile of Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. (December 04, 1998)
World Friendship Tour NOI - Col. Muammar Qadhafi Speaks to the American People
Transcript of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan's interview with Col. Qadhafi during a stop on his World Friendship Tour. (October 01, 1997)
Libyan Television Network - Qadhafi Interview on Arab TV
Translated transcript of Hamdi Qandil's interview with Libyan Leader al-Qadhafi in the Sirte Conference Center, followed by a telephone question and answer session. (August 27, 1997)
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