Bush Orders Extension of Sanctions Against Libya
On 4 January, President Bush ordered that US economic sanctions currentlyin force against Libya should be extended for a further 12-month period. Thesanctions were originally instituted by President Reagan in January 1986 andhave been renewed on an annual basis since then.
In a letter to Congress, President Bush noted that the crisis between the USand Libya had not yet been resolved. According to Bush, the...