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Qaddafi, Muammar el(1942–)

  • By: Colleen Sullivan & Tim Anderson
  • In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism
  • Edited by: Gus Martin
  • Subject:Terrorism, Terrorism/Counterterrorism, International Security (general)

Muammar el Qaddafi has been the leader of Libya since 1969. He has often used his position to support insurgencies and terrorist groups throughout the world.

Qaddafi's exact birth date is unknown. A Bedouin, he was born in a tent in the ...

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