The Libyan leader's plan to attend the UN Assembly next month could be overshadowed by anger over his role in welcoming home the Lockerbie bomber last week.
'Preliminary review' looks at whether interrogations followed guidance of the Bush 'torture memos.'
He's widely credited with averting a second US depression.
Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu begins a four-day trip to Europe on Monday. In London on Wednesday, he'll discuss how to fast-track the peace process with US Middle East envoy George Mitchell.
A special prosecutor is appointed to investigate interrogation abuses alleged to have occurred after 9/11.