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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Mohamed Barghathi
A political crisis is brewing in Libya with the imminent resignations of the president of the legislature, dozens of lawmakers and as many as eight Cabinet ministers, following the adoption of a law that bans officials who had served under late dictator Moammar Gadhafi from holding public office.
Libya's defense minister agreed to remain in his post hours after he had resigned in protest, accusing armed militias who laid siege to several government ministries in Tripoli of committing an "assault on democracy."
"I will never be able to accept that politics [can] be practiced by the power of weapons," Mr. Barghathi said, according to Reuters.