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Also read history of western support for Gadhdhafi

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Submitted by Asad (United Arab Emirates), Feb 28, 2011 at 02:21

By the same token you must also take cognizance of western governments supporting Gadhdhafi in return for lucrative oil contracts and fight against global terrorism(sic).

See one BBC report

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12388380

Another one from WSJ about Clinton meeting Libyan spy chief

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2009/11/03/clinton-libyan-spy-chief-meet-in-marrakech/

Another of Clinton with Gadhdhafi's son who is national security advisor.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/pix/122033.htm

another of Tony Blair with Gadhdhafi on their 'special relatioship'

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20110220/twl-britain-s-relationship-with-libya-cr-3fd0ae9.html

Now when its plain for every lay man that Gadhdhafi's days are over, then we hear all these condemnations, from Obama, Cameron and even Erdogan.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/22/us-libya-protests-turkey-idUSTRE71L35Y20110222

In India there is a saying " Worship the rising Sun" ...

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