Stratfor Global Intelligence Reports
Comment by Jim Campbell
Thanks again Obama for making the world more unstable. Your dithering and on again off again support for Gadhafi’s regime sends a very strong message to the world. One we have figured out here. You know what you are doing yet it will end in your own demise. See you November 6th. The world is a far more dangerous place when a poser is in the White House.
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.
Rebel fighters killed former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Oct. 20 outside the town of Sirte. His body was then brought back to Misurata, where it was filmed being dragged through the streets. Several close aides, including family members, have been reported killed or captured as well.
Libyan National Transitional Council fighters burn posters of former leader Moammar Gadhafi
Gadhafi’s death is symbolically important for the rebels, but the fall of Sirte is even more significant for the effect it will have on the future stability of Libya. With the final holdout of the pro-Gadhafi resistance overtaken, the National Transitional Council (NTC) can now move to form a transitional government. But multiple armed groups across the country will demand a significant stake in that government, which will have serious implications for the future unity of the people who heretofore were referred as the Libyan opposition.
Though the Benghazi-based NTC has been widely recognized in the international community as the sole legitimate representative of the Libyan people, this has long since ceased to be the case in the eyes of many Libyans.