Qaddafi would not allow AQ to roam, like they do now.
Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi warned jihadists would conquer Africa | National PostAl-Qaeda considers all the people to be infidels,” Mr. Gaddafi declared in a speech weeks before NATO began its military intervention in Libya. “They deem all people their enemies. They know nothing but killing.”
The Islamists would pour in from Afghanistan, Algeria, and Egypt, he warned, saying, “These are beasts with turbans.”
“The irony is, he was right,” said Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College and Queen’s University political studies associate professor.
Gaddafi actually said, if you want to destroy [Libya], the result would be the taking over by the jihadists