Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, left, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, pose during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris in December, 2007. (Patrick Hertzog/AP)
Corruption

Was Nicolas Sarkozy’s Role in Taking Out Gaddafi More Personal than Geopolitical?

While the other nations were primarily involved in Libya’s destruction for geopolitical and economic reasons, Sarkozy may have been chiefly interested in saving his own skin – an effort that may have been all for naught, depending on how the French investigation proceeds.