Category: Libya

Zenga Zenga: Israeli-made mockery of Qaddafi speech is big hit among Arabs

A YouTube video spoof of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi has tickled the Arab funny bone, even though the creator is an Israeli. The setting, the circumstances, and Qaddafi’s wild exclamations, cadence and gesticulations provided the perfect combination to spoof the Libyan madman. Addressing the Libyan population on February 22 from the bombed-out remains of the place where President Reagan had...

Libyans finally get to laugh at Qaddafi

With Muammar Qaddafi on the run as his regime falls to the Libyan people, ordinary citizens who lived under more than 40 years of dictatorship can finally laugh at the man who tormented them. Time magazine covers the story from the dusty town of Tobruk, where a group of Libyans crowd around a television in a roadside cafe to watch...

Jamming Qaddafi – How the US can help destroy the Libyan regime with nonviolent military action

The US or other countries can take quick, decisive action to undermine the Qaddafi regime in Libya – at almost no cost and with little organization. President Obama should order the US military to jam the Libyan regime’s communications. Simple, non-lethal electronic warfare activities carried out off Libya’s coast can blind the regime, destroy its command and control, and isolate...

Alamoudi and those bags of Libyan cash

Published by Insight magazine, a weekly of the Washington Times, October 13, 2003 by J. Michael Waller WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. citizen has been sentenced to 23 years in jail on charges related to his activities in the United States and abroad with nations and organizations that have ties to terrorism, the Department of Justice and the Department of...

Primakov’s imperial line

Primakov’s Imperial Line, Perspective, Vol. VII, No. 3, January-February 1997 By J. MICHAEL WALLER American Foreign Policy Council Russian foreign policy has become more consistent and predictable since Yevgeni Primakov succeeded Andrei Kozyrev as foreign minister in January 1996. Moscow’s diplomacy today shows a tendency toward greater integration between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Trade, the...