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There is interesting background information on the Jewish community of Libya and also some history of modern Libya in the article. The author is clearly not a believer that the popular uprising in Libya is a democratic one, but instead is part of a civil war between tribes with the opposition being "Political Islamists." Where have we heard this story before???
Again, we can only hope that democratic reforms and not a new and potentially worse type of tyranny are in the offing should the horrible dictatorship fall.
David Jay Kaufman Rabbi Temple B'nai Jeshurun Des Moines, Iowa www.templebnaijeshurun.org www.rabbikaufman.blogspot.com 515-274-4679 firstname.lastname@example.org