|The breakout of a civil war against a despotic socialist seems like a plausible reason. You will have to expand on the food independence and how that ties into this? |
It was estimated that Lybia had roughly 6 billion in gold reserves. Do you believe that was enough to make a gold backed currency that would be of any challenge to I assume the west or Europe? Or was it possible that having that gold allowed for payments to characters that operated outside the common banking system to do the bidding of Gadaffi.