Libyan spy files detail Gadhafi regime's collapse

Rebel fighter Ani Saklen, 25, a mobile phone vendor, chats with a colleague at a checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid, Libya, Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. Negotiations over the surrender of one of Moammar Gadhafi's remaining strongholds have collapsed, and Libyan rebels were waiting for orders to launch their final attack on the besieged town of Bani Walid, a spokesman said. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)

September 5, 2011 6:19:42 PM PDT
As the uprising grew against Moammar Gadhafi, secret reports from his vaunted intelligence service flowed back to Tripoli. Some were mundane - how agents erased anti-regime graffiti. Others were more deadly - a spy volunteered to poison rebel leaders' food and drink.