Libya and the West : from independence to Lockerbie / Geoff Simons; foreword by Tony Benn.

  • London : I. B. Tauris 2003
Physical description
vx, 234p.
  • 1860649882
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Published in association with the Centre for Libyan Studies
  • Specialized.
  • pt. 1. Birth of a nation. Toward independence -- Achieving independence -- pt. 2. The issue of land. Borders, Libya and Chad -- Contesting the Aouzou Strip -- pt. 3. The question of rights. The UN reference -- The Libyan record -- pt. 4. The Lockerbie issue. A terrorist state? -- Lockerbie, law and the UN -- Appendix 1. General Assembly Resolution 289(IV) on Libyan independence (21 November 1949)-extract -- Appendix 2. Thirteen-Power joint draft resolution on Libyan independence (November 1950) -- Appendix 3. Agreement between Libya and Chad on practical modalities for implementation of World Court judgement of 3 February 1994 -- Appendix 4. UN Security Council Resolution 910, 14 April 1994 for sending a UN reconnaissance team to the Aouzou Strip -- Appendix 5. Security Council Resolution 915, adopted on 4 May 1994, to authorize the creation of UNASOG -- Appendix 6. Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation (1971) -- extract -- Appendix 7. UN Security Council resolution 748, 31 March 1992, first UN sanctions resolution on Libya -- extract -- Appendix 8. Statement on behalf of Committee of Legal Experts on UN Sanctions Against Libya, Vienna, 3 September 1998 -- Appendix 10. UN Security Council Resolution 883, 11 November 1993, second UN sanctions resolution on Libya -- extract.
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  • During its tumultuous history and throughout the development of its oil economy, Libya has suffered simultaneously the hardships of Qadafi's authoritarian regime and the insidious effects of US meddling on its behalf at the UN. Geoff Simons explores the country's history from independence to the Lockerbie bombing.

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