10 Questions for Muammar Gaddafi

Libya's leader shows how he's changed, and how he hasn't

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi four months ago fulfilled his promise to dismantle Libya's weapons of mass destruction (WMD), earning himself rare praise from the White House. Speaking with TIME's Scott MacLeod and Amany Radwan in Tripoli, the leader of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (State of the Masses) revealed how he has, and hasn't, mellowed.

ARE YOU SURPRISED TO FIND YOURSELF ON RELATIVELY FRIENDLY TERMS WITH THE U.S.? There is never permanent animosity or permanent friendship. When one is mistaken and regrets his past mistakes, this has to be taken into consideration. I realize that America and the West understood...

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