Photo Gallery: Libya’s Eccentric Master of Political Hardball
Foto: ? STR New / Reuters/ REUTERS
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Photo Gallery: Libya’s Eccentric Master of Political Hardball

The Gadhafi Cables US Diplomats Struggle with an Eccentric Despot

For American diplomats, Libya is a notorious hardship post. With his quirky habits, hard bargaining, whiny sons and Ukrainian nurses, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is far from easy to deal with -- and a master of political extortion.
Von Juliane von Mittelstaedt
Photo Gallery: Gadhafi' s Anniversary Celebrations Sweep Tripoli
Foto: Ben Curtis/ AP
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Photo Gallery: Gadhafi' s Anniversary Celebrations Sweep Tripoli

ORIGINALS: The Key Libyan Cables