09/12/2011 12:33 pm ET Updated Nov 12, 2011

Op Ed From Son Of Gaddafi Pal

Gaddafi was only 27 years old when he overthrew the monarchy of Libya, and my father knew him back when he was just a young officer in the Libyan Air Force. They were friends, and as a result, my dad knows things about Gaddafi that few in the world do, things that he never could have spoken about publicly until now for fear of death.

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