Despite the landmines and explosive remnants of war left over from World War II (1940–1943), the 1977 conflict with Egypt and the Libyan-Chadian war (1980–1987), Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi made little effort to establish a demining program in Libya.
"Libyan Mine Action Center,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 16
, Article 15.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol16/iss2/15