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Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, Libya Leader's Son, Slams Rebels, Predicts Another Vietnam For U.S.

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Among Muammar Gaddafi's children, Saif Al-Islam was the one with the ambition to become Libya's reformer. The Libyan leader's second son lived and studied abroad and was the presentable face of the regime in the West. But when the insurrection broke out in February, this former engineer stunned the world in a televised speech in which he vowed to fighting against the rebels in Eastern Libya "'until the last man, the last woman, the last bullet."

Four months later, he's playing a key role in Tripoli. Because of NATO strikes, he's very secretive about his whereabouts but he says this last afternoon he went "swimming in the sea." Since June 20, he's facing an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court (ICC), like his father and the head of Libyan intelligence.

Read the whole story at Le Monde/Worldcrunch

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