Friday, January 29, 2010

Quote on Libya's Qaddafi in Bloomberg

I'm quoted in Jason McLure's Bloomberg story "Libya’s Qaddafi May Plunge African Union Summit Into Conflict." Here's my quote:
"I think Qaddafi has had grand ideas from the day he took power in Libya," said David Shinn a former U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, in a Jan. 27 phone interview. "During his incumbency at the African Union I think he continued to propagate those ideas maybe knowing full well they were not going to come to fruition."
Image: "Muammar al-Gaddafi pictured at the 12th African Union summit February.02.2009 in Addis Ababa." Flickr Creative Commons-licensed content.

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