"Gaddafi Has Admitted His Role in Lockerbie Bombing" (Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources)
Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi Admits to Terrorism
By: Imre Karacs and Kim Sengupta
Date: May 16, 2001
Source: The Independent (London).
About the Author: In 2001, Imre Karacs was a Berlin-based correspondent for The Independent. Karacs has also written for The Times (London) and MSNBC online. Kim Sengupta writes for The Independent. Sengupta was The Independent's foreign correspondent in the Middle East in 2001, and later covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
INTRODUCTIONOn September 1, 1969 a group of military officers led by Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi (also known as Gaddafi) staged a coup against the ruling King Idis and took control of the north African nation of Libya. While holding
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