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Never too late to review Libya debacle

By Scott Taylor      

Canada and its Western allies got it so wrong in pushing for regime change in 2011 that it now looks like deposed dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son will get the last laugh.

One of the only traces of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at his former home in Tripoli in the last days of his rule in August 2011 was this bullet-pierced poster. Photograph courtesy of Scott Taylor

OTTAWA—It has been six years since people involved in the NATO-supported Libyan uprising murdered President Muammar Gaddafi and toppled his regime. Canada was proud of the fact that the big boys—namely the United Kingdom, United States and France—had let us appear to be leading the charge against Libya.

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