Friday, 25 March 2011

Just when you think El Baredei has fallen off the radar faster than a one-hit-wonder...

Vanity Fair picks up his writings on Qadaffi.

I realized that Qaddafi was less than fully informed on global security alliances and structures. When I described, for example, the nato nuclear umbrella that protects its members, Qaddafi pulled out a pencil and a little notebook and began to take notes. But he spoke earnestly of his desire to develop Libya: he wanted better infrastructure; he wanted more roads; he wanted Libyan students to receive scholarships to Western universities; he wanted his country to advance in the fields of science and technology. He asked if I could help to impress these points on George Bush and Tony Blair.

Um....