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Five years on, predictions by Gadhafi's son come true

Following the revolution against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in 2011, his son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, made extensive predictions about Libya’s political, social and economic future — which have been proved right.
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When eastern Libya erupted in protest against the regime of Moammar Gadhafi on Feb. 15, 2011, it took Seif al-Islam Gadhafi — Moammar Gadhafi’s son and favorite heir at the time — a full five days to appear on state TV to explain to the nation what was going on. After that famous speech, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi was accused by many Libyans, outside observers and even the International Criminal Court of inciting violence and threatening his countrymen that they either had to stop all anti-government activities or face the consequences.

Not many people paid any attention to the predictions he made about the future of Libya. Five years on, however, most of what the young Gadhafi predicted has proved accurate.

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