Issue 170 - 29 Apr 1986
Colonel Qadhafi may be, as was said of the poet Byron, "mad, bad and dangerous to know", but this month's US air strikes on Tripoli and Benghazi have forced Arab leaders of all political shades to make unprecedented declarations of support for the Libyan leader. The attacks were condemned throughout the Arab World and led to a clamour for an emergency summit meeting of Arab heads of state.

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