The photo at right is from
Lonely Planet. Libya was a fertile grain producing area until
climate change turned it to desert.
Ronald Reagan tried to get tough w/ Libya because
it's leader didn't sell out to big oil and Israel.
He tried to bomb Libya into submission.
Retaliated By Blowing A Boeing Out Of The Sky.
And, Then Another.
Ruins of theatre in ancient
Roman city of Leptis Magna, Tripolitania
(Photographer: Patrick Syder) All images © Lonely Planet Images