In March 2008, at the Arab League summit in Damascus, Gaddafi told Arab leaders that the USA would abandon them as it did to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, who once had been its "close friend".
In one way, Gaddafi's words turned out to be true. Ben Ali and Mubarak were forced to resign three years later, without a tear shed from the USA.
However, as usual , the "guide" might not have realized that he may be next.
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