Qaddafi: A Life in the Flashbulbs (Foreign Policy)

Associate Professor of Government Dirk Vandewalle reflects on the life of Muammar al-Qaddafi in this piece for Foreign Policy magazine.

Vandewalle has spent nearly 25 years chronicling the Libyan leader's regime. Now he revisits it all in an article published alongside more than 100 never-before-seen-photos from Qaddafi's private collection.

"The … photographs in the Qaddafi Files offer an unprecedented look into the long saga of the Libyan leader," Vandewalle writes. "I should know; I've been waiting and watching my entire professional life."

Read the full story, published by Foreign Policy on 10/24/11.