Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama during a dinner at the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy on Thursday, July 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Gottschalk, Pool)
President Barack Obama attended the G8 dinner tonight, hosted by Italian President Napolitano. Libyan leader Moammar Qadaffi was invited to attend as head of the African Union. The two men were reportedly seated four places away from each other.