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'Grief cuts across the front line' in Libya

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Colonel Gaddafi issued a defiant audio message in Libya last night, saying he had his "back to the wall" but did not fear death, and that the battle against the western "crusaders" would continue "to the beyond".

Middle east editor Jeremy Bowen reports that Gaddafi's strength relies on fear.


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