Middle East

April 4, 2011

Gadhafi finds that money can't buy friends in Africa

For decades, Col. Moammar Gadhafi splashed his oil wealth around sub-Saharan Africa with pompous abandon, building cellphone networks and luxury hotels, cozying up to kings and guerrillas, hosting peace summits and loudly proclaiming his dream to lead a "United States of Africa." Now, just when Gadhafi could use a few friends, his African beneficiaries haven't exactly rushed to his side.

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