Lamen explained that Gaddafi was a conflict creator and manager, and he used Libya as his tool to achieve regional and global goals.
The tribes must be integrated into Libyan society, but their practice of marrying into families that are of the same ethnic group but are non-Libyan is impeding that process, Lamen said.
Lamen clarified that there was an unholy alliance between Qaddafi's regime and the Salafis, which Gaddafi helped prop up and manipulate for his goals.
said this can change now, but the region could use America's help.
The Libyan government can only solve its problems if it accepts the critical help offered from the international community and learns the tools needed to rebuild the state, Lamen
Suspects Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa Fhimah want guarantees of their safety and that they will not be extradited from the Netherlands where the trial is to be held.
But a London-based Arab newspaper said Abdel al-Megrahi and Lamen
Fhimah would be handed over before the deadline.
He warned that the two suspects, Abdel Basset al-Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa Fhimah, were not "tins of fruit".
Gaddafi also agreed Libyans Abdel al Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa should be tried under Scots law but has since been stalling.
Foreign Secretary Robin Cook said there was no excuse for delaying the trial of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa Fhimah - accused of blowing up Pan Am flight 103 in 1988, killing all 259 passengers and 11 people on the ground.
The two suspects, Adbel al Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa, are accused of organising the planting of the bomb on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie.
Libyans Abdel Basset al-Megrahi and Lamen
Khalifa Fhimaha, accused of killing 270 people by blowing up the Pan Am jet in 1988, are ready to face a Dutch court, their lawyer said yesterday.