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The WikiWeek: August 26, 2011

THE CABLES AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST When Sens. John McCain and Joe Lieberman met Muammar al-Qaddafi in 2009 — and promised to help him get military equipment from the United States. The Obama administration urged McCain and Lieberman not to bring up the Lockerbie bomber at the meeting. (They did anyway.) Qaddafi’s weird inauguration letter to Barack ...