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Will This Wiki Find Plagiarism In Saif Gaddafi’s PhD Thesis?

by | 4th, March 2011

DID Saif-al -Islam, Colonel Gaddafi’s son last seen talking of civil war in Libya at no risk to himself, plagiarise his Ph.D in economics from the LSE ?

If he did cheat then Saif’s current job as dad’s next in line must be in jeopardy. Saif may need to prove his intellect in some other way, say, by working out how many big sticks it takes to secure your billions, investing in his wardobe or juggling.

As a result of the school’s links with Libya, Sir Howard Davies has resigned as the director of the  London School of Economics. He says:

“I have concluded that it would be right for me to step down even though I know that this will cause difficulty for the institution I have come to love. The short point is that I am responsible for the school’s reputation, and that has suffered.”

Noble stuff:

The LSE’s reputation has taken a battering over links with the Libyan regime, which include a donation of £1.5m from a charitable foundation run by Saif, who studied at the LSE. The donation was used to set up a north Africa research programme. This was suspended last week.

And inquiry will now look at the “academic authenticity” of Saif’s doctoral thesis;, and a £2.2m contract to train Libyan

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