Libyan rebel forces now hold most of Tripoli. Gaddafi’s sons have been captured but the eccentric Libyan dictator remains elusive.
Gaddafi’s political craftsmanship carried him through 42 years. The reign of Gaddafi “Brother Leader and Guide of the Revolution” was bolstered first by the fear of the international community, then its support, achieved by the Libyan dictator’s skillful pirouette from flouting international norms to making concessions to come back into the international fold. That he did so with the aid of Western lobbyists, intellectuals and former heads of state is less well known.
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Foreign Lobbying Discussion on CSPAN’s Washington Journal
Today’s Washington Journal focused on foreign lobbying and the role that former government officials and K Street firms play in... View ArticleContinue reading
Monitor Group Admits Violating FARA Law
The Monitor Group, a business consulting firm run by Harvard professors, has admitted that they broke the Foreign Agents Registration... View ArticleContinue reading
Monitor Group Looking Into FARA Violation
The question of whether a Boston-based consulting group hired by Libya’s Moammar Gaddafi should have registered as a foreign agent... View ArticleContinue reading
The Monitor Group, Libya, And Positive Media Mentions
The Monitor Group/Libya controversy continues today with an article in the Boston Globe. The article quotes Libya scholar Dick Vandewalle... View ArticleContinue reading
The Monitor Group and Libya, Cont’d
Mother Jones’ David Corn and Siddhartha Mahanta have an excellent piece about how The Monitor Group flacked for Libya and... View ArticleContinue reading
US Consulting Group Working For Libya Did Not Register As Foreign Agent
“Monitor is not a lobbying group.” That was the assertion in one of a series of memos between The Monitor... View ArticleContinue reading