It might be the most difficult PR job in New York.
As his country is ripped apart by a bloody civil war and rebels fight to topple him, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is trying to hire a public relations firm to improve his image.
In a bizarre email scouting for candidates, the country's Ministry of Information also claims the NATO strikes were caused by a 'P.R. attack' - rather than the slaughter of innocent protesters.
To fight back, Gaddafi is looking for a spin doctor to issue daily press briefings on his 'moral' and 'legal' claims to power, as hundreds die trying to end his 42-year regime.
Ali Darwish, of the Libyan Ministry of Information, sent the pitch to agencies in New York City and London earlier this month, asking for representatives to 'present our just and fair case to the world'.
He wrote: 'We have good moral, political and legal logic supporting our position as the legitimate, sovereign and popular government of Libya.
'We also have proofs in written, audio and video forms to take our case forward.'
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