UPDATE: The New Statesman reminds us of some of Gaddafi's erstwhile friends. Remember the one career where you can be feted internationally, at the expense of foreign taxpayers, whilst maintaining a record of mass murder, is to be a politician. Yet so many people still like politicians to make decisions for them.
Professor Juan Cole writes top ten myths of the war in Libya. It includes the perpetual (and vile) claim that it is all about oil.