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Libya: Annotated Bibliography

Altunisik, Meliha B. (1996, September 8). A rentier state's response to oil crisis: economic reform in Libya. Arab Studies Quarterly, 18.4, 49.

In the late 1980's oil prices slumped and caused financial problems for the Libyan government which caused an economic reform. This article explains the different groups within Libya who were involved in their economic reform after the oil crisis. This article also discusses the possibilities and outcomes of economic reform.

Anderson, Lisa. (1986, April 20). A Loss of U.S. Influence. The New York Times.

This article discusses an attack on Col. Muammar el-Qaddafl during the Reagan administration. The article also talks about Italy invaded Libya and how they thought that it was what the public wanted. In reality the Libyans were deeply disturbed by this action and did not agree with it. The Reagan administration among other groups did want Col. Muammar el-Qaddafl out of power.

Kirschke, Joseph. (2007, November 17). Libya Comes in From the Cold. Retrieved November 9, 2011, from http://www.worldpress.org/Mideast/2991.cfm

This article discusses how Col. Muammar el-Qaddafl stopped all acts of terrorism and relinquished all of their weapons of mass destruction. American scientists took apart the Libyan nuclear and chemical facilities. America attempted to get Libya to surrender for several years.

Luxner, Larry. (2010, October). Libya's 'eigth wonder of the world.' New African, 66-67.

This article is about the billions of US dollars that the government has invested into the Libyan government to create a man-made river. The river was supposed to provide water that a lot of the country is in desperate need of.

Siddiqi, Moin A. (2000, July/August). Economic Report: Libya. The Middle East, 25-27.

This article is about the oil in Libya and how it is helping the economy grow at a rapid pace. This article also criticizes the government and explains where there could be some improvements made and how they would pay more dividends to foreign investors and the government.

"CIA - The World Factbook." Welcome to the CIA Web Site -- Central Intelligence Agency. 5 May 2007. Web. 11 Nov. 2010. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ly.html>.

This is less of an article and more of a database of information about Libya. It has information regarding politics, geography, the economy, the environment, and any other information needed about Libya.

Libya, the AIDS virus and a disturbing verdict.(five Bulgarian nurses, Palestinian doctor, tortured and sentenced to death in Libya). (May 10, 2004). Globe & Mail (Toronto, Canada), A12. Retrieved December 08, 2010, from Global Issues In Context via Gale:http://0-find.galegroup.com.olinkserver.franklin.edu/gic/start.do?prodId=GIC

This article describes the beginning of the situation with the five Bulgarian nurses and Palestinian doctor. The nurses and doctor were accused of intentionally injecting over four hundred children with the HIV/AIDS virus. The doctor and nurses were sent to jail where they were tortured and sentenced to death. At the time of this article several groups, Amnesty International and the European Union, were trying to do whatever they could to turn over the Libyan death penalty sentence.

Rosenthal, E. (Oct 26, 2006). Libya Sends Children With AIDS to Hospitals in Europe. The New York Times, A3(L). Retrieved December 08, 2010, from Global Issues In Context via Gale:http://0-find.galegroup.com.olinkserver.franklin.edu/gic/start.do?prodId=GIC

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