This book analyzes Libya's foreign policy in North Africa between 1969 and 1989, addressing Libya's foreign policy objectives in North Africa since 1969 and the ways adopted to achieve those objectives.
1. Introduction 2. From Independence to Revolution: Libya's Foreign Policy During the Sanussi Monarchy, 1951–1969 3. The Libyan Coup of 1969: The First Year Reconsidered 4. Unions, Federations, and Mergers, 1970–1973 5. The Search for an Ally, 1973–1977 6. The Heyday of the Libyan Jamahiriya, 1977–1981 7. Libya in the Post-Sadat Era, 1981–1985 8. Libya in the Aftermath of the U.S. 9. Conclusion