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Attack in Libya Represents Subtle But Meaningful Shift in Threat to American Interests

Nada Bakos | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Nada Bakos

The recent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi likely represents a subtle but meaningful shift in the extremist threat to American interests. Withdrawing from the world is every bit as implausible as treating every militia as if it is al Qaeda.

Reap What You Sow: Libya's Harsh Lessons

John Tirman | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
John Tirman

There is a narrative in Arab countries that regards U.S. actions in the region as being mainly military and mainly harmful to ordinary Arabs and other Muslims. The less the U.S. is involved militarily in this region, the better for us in the long run.

Al Qaeda Leader Reportedly Says Branch In North Africa Got Libyan Arms

AP | By AHMED MOHAMED | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania -- A desert chief with al-Qaida's North Africa branch has confirmed fears that his terror organization procured weapons from st...

Al Qaeda Plants Its Flag In Libya

VICE | Sherif Elhelwa | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

It was here at the courthouse in Benghazi where the first spark of the Libyan revolution ignited. It's the symbolic seat of the revolution; post-Gadda...

'No Place For An Islamic State In Libya,' Say Rebels

AP | BEN HUBBARD and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 06.03.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — An envoy of Moammar Gadhafi told Greece's prime minister Sunday that the Libyan leader was seeking a way out of his country's ...

Intelligence Detects 'Flickers' Of Al Qaeda In Libya

Posted 05.29.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Intelligence on the rebel forces battling Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has shown "flickers" of al Qaeda or Hezbollah presenc...