Table of contents for The Libyan paradox / Luis Martinez.

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Preface by lisa anderson page vii
Map of libya xiv
introduction 1
From the business of revolution to a revolution in business 1
Libya: a model "conversion" of a rogue state? 4
The price of rehabilitation 8
the end of the embargo	13
The dissolution of the government and the establishment 
The "young revolutionaries" and the voyage to Malta:
The Jamahiriya: the reckoning 14
"Halting the wheel that spins in a void" 19
of the Sha'biyat 22
The social consequences of sanctions 24
From Arab unity to racial discrimination 25
Feelings of isolation and frustration 30
The economics of plunder 31
Rai music, sex, money and sport 35
The emergence of new economic resources 37
Conclusion 39
 11 September 2001: the "Conversion" of a regime 43
The impact of the ivasion of Iraq: fear of inclusion 
in the "axis of evil" 45
The effort to resume normal relations with the United States 48
The end of terrorist ambition 52
Joining the coalition in the "Global War on Terrorism" 56
The appearance of Islamist guerillas 60
The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group 61
The LIGFG's strategic deficit 68
The regime's response to armed revolt: repression, 
decentralisation and liberalisation 70
Conlusion 80
 Gaddafi: his power and position	85
The bases of power 88
The maintenance of authority 91
Gaddafi's role: between the revolutionaries and the reformers 104
The United States of Africa 107
Libya and the Euro-Med partnership 111
Conlusion 113
is the Jamahiriya reformable? 117
Libya: a Metiterranean Eldorado? 119
Libyan blandishments 120
The curse of oil? 124
Necessary but impossible reforms 130
The foreign policy uses of oil income 133
The return of the American oil companies 134
Strengthening relations with Europe 141
The economic costs of Libya's revolutionary policy 144
The end of the Algerian model of development 147
Conclusion 150
Conclusion: after Gaddafi? 153
Notes 159
Index 179

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Libya -- Politics and government -- 1969-.
Qaddafi, Muammar.