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Loading Libya: UK red-faced over arming Gaddafi, then rebels

Britain may now be behind arming the Libyan rebels, but lawmakers in London are furious that their colleagues allowed weapons to be sold to the Gaddafi regime, as recently as last year. It's among several Arab nations who bought firepower from the UK - which later saw uprisings. The ministers accuse them of misjudging whether those guns would be turned on civilians, as Laura Emmett explains.

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