Archives for: August 2011, 28
By Carole on Aug 28, 2011
Throughout the Arab Spring and into the Arab Summer, the rest of the world has waited and watched with hope that the citizen uprisings throughout the Middle East replace dictatorships with systems of government that embrace freedom and justice. The United States and its NATO allies have been so supportive of these rebellions, that they joined forces with the rebels in Libya and played an important role in driving Muammar Gaddafi from power. But in their first move on the international stage, the de facto post-Gaddafi government has announced Libya will not extradite the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie airline bombing.