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Libyan leader’s death will resonate around Africa

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Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed today by rebel troops. University of Florida Political Science Professor Lenardo Villalon says this may help create a cooperative government in Libya.

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Villalon says Gadhafi has played a controversial leadership role in Libya and his death will not only help unify that country, but Africa overall.

 

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