‘Gaddafi had heroic last stand’

Muammar Gaddafi could have escaped and fled to another country, but he stood and fought to the last breath exactly as he’d promised, believes Jordan-based professor, Ibrahim Alloush.

­“What we have here is a heroic last stand and defense of Libya against a NATO-led invasion,” he said, adding that Gaddafi’s death would be a good example to thousands of his followers who reject NATO’s intervention in Libya.

“The fact that he was caught wounded, drenched in blood, and was assassinated after that – this is a heavy crime against a wounded man.”

“Things should be put into perspective. This is a political fight against NATO invasion in Libya and the world, especially the Arab world, has no more doubts that what we have in Libya are not revolutionaries but NATO stooges,” Alloush said.

“Today is a very sad day for all the people who oppose foreign hegemony and imperialism,”  he concluded.

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