Now this seems to be good news in the region. Maybe other countries will eventually follow suit?
US to restore diplomatic relations with Libya
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has decided to restore full diplomatic relations with Libya by reopening an embassy in Tripoli to reward the North African nation for scrapping its weapons of mass destruction programs, U.S. officials said on Monday.
In addition, the United States in 45 days would remove Libya from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, an official said.
Heh, just watching this on CNN right now. Sounds pretty good!