Gold Guns And James Bond Fantasies: Photos From Inside Gaddafi’s Tripoli Compound
PHOTOS of the rebels in inside Colonel Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound reveal something about the despot’s life and living standards. He liked gold. All despots like gold. It’s in The Despot’s Handbook, between “girls” and “guns”. Gaddafi had no golden girl but he did have a golden gun. Like most priapic men, he fancied himself as a James Bond type. Want to look around..?
Rebel fighter poses for a photo as he sit on a two seater couch that framed by golden mermaid with the face of Aisha Gadhafi the daughter of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in her house in Tripoli, Libya, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed Wednesday to fight on "until victory or martyrdom," as rebel fighters tried to end scattered attacks by regime loyalists in the nervous capital. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)