With warped vision, Gadhafi maddened Libya, West

Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed on October 20, 2011.

October 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
During nearly 42 years in power in Libya, Moammar Gadhafi was one of the world's most eccentric dictators, so mercurial that he was both condemned and courted by the West, while he brutally warped his country with his idiosyncratic vision of autocratic rule until he was finally toppled by his own people.