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The Deaths of Dictators: Neither History Nor Their People Will Ever Absolve Them

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I would have liked to see Muammar Gaddafi before a court, indicted for the crimes he committed against his country. I think the violent deaths of the satraps only gives them an aura of martyrdom they do not deserve.

Media Under Fire For Gaddafi Coverage

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

LONDON — As journalists from around the world rushed to air proof that Libya's long-serving dictator had died, many in Britain and the United St...

Condoleezza Rice Remembers Gaddafi In Upcoming Memoir

Posted 12.21.2011 | World

The Daily Beast has published an exclusive excerpt from the upcoming memoir of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, No Higher Honor. In th...

PHOTOS: Gaddafi's All-Female Bodyguard Cadre

Clare Richardson | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

The former Libyan dictator's capture and death on Thursday was perhaps as ugly as his life was glamorous. When it was revealed that Gaddafi was pul...

Gaddafi Is Dead: Is It the End or the Beginning of the War?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

Gaddafi is dead, but many of his supporters are alive, armed to their teeth and are likely to seek revenge, for their loss in the war and for Gaddafi's killing.

Rebecca Shapiro

CNN Reporter: Gaddafi Was Always Going To Be Killed | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

Ben Wedeman was surely kicking himself on Thursday. The death of Muammar Gaddafi quickly became the dominant world story, and Wedeman, who is CNN's se...

Gaddafi Body Kept In Freezer In Misrata Market (VIDEO)

Posted 12.21.2011 | World

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's body is being held in a commercial freezer in a Misrata market, Reuters and the Associated Press report. Vid...

UN Human Rights Office Calls For Investigation Into Gaddafi's Death

AP | By FRANK JORDANS | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. human rights office called Friday for an investigation into the death of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, noting that his deat...

NATO Ends Libya Mission End October

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

BRUSSELS -- NATO said Friday it plans to end its seven-month bombing campaign in Libya at the end of the month, leaving the battle-scarred country's n...

Gaddafi Burial Delayed

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

By RAMI Al-SHAHEIBI -- The Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The burial of slain leader Moammar Gadhafi has been delayed until the circumstanc...

After 42 Years In Power, Gaddafi Is No More

AP | KIM GAMEL and LEE KEATH | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — During nearly 42 years in power, Moammar Gadhafi ruled with an eccentric brutality. He was so mercurial he turned Libya into an...

The Gaddafi Family Scrapbook

Foreign Policy | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

While the killing of Muammar al-Qaddafi today in Sirte begins a new chapter for the free Libyan people, it's also a particularly opportune time to loo...

Gaddafi's Death Reveals Leader Wore A Toupee

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.20.2011 | Style

Well, that's embarrassing. Turns out, Muammar Gaddafi--deceased Libyan dictator and celebrated style icon--wore a toupee! The Washington Post r...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Charts Delicate Ways To Highlight Bin Laden, Gaddafi's Deaths | Sam Stein | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It is, perhaps, a crass question to ask, but it's one that is already being bandied about in the upper echelons of President Barac...

Joshua Hersh

Libya After Gaddafi: What The Plight Of One Persecuted Group Says About The Future Of Libya | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

When Matt Pennington, an advocate with Refugees International, was in Libya two weeks ago, he visited a refugee camp near the eastern city of Benghazi...

The Rise And Fall Of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

On October 20, 2011, 69-year-old Colonel Muammar Gaddafi became the first leader to be killed in the Arab Spring in his hometown on the Mediterranean ...

Libya: Now the Hard Part Starts

Richard N. Haass | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Richard N. Haass

For authoritarian leaders facing challenges from their streets, Libya will underscore the winner-take-all nature of Arab politics.

Graphic Footage Shows Muammar Gaddafi Before Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Graphic footage released today by Al Arabiya claims to show Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, being shaken as a crowd surrounds him. Reuters write...

Obama Addresses Death Of Muammar Gaddafi

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama addressed the death of Muammar Gaddafi at a press conference on Thursday. "One of the world's longest-serving dictators is n...

Libya Latest News Updates

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Reports of Muammar Gaddafi's death in his hometown of Sirte set off celebrations in Libya with hopes that the dictator's reported death will help lead...

White House Officials Hold Press Conference On Reports Of Muammar Gaddafi's Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

White House officials held a press conference on Thursday to address reports of Muammar Gaddafi's death. The AP reports: U.S. officials already...

PHOTOS: Celebrations Erupt After Gaddafi's Death

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Celebrations have erupted in Libya and neighboring nations as news broke of the reported capture and death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in ...

Politicians React To Death Of Gaddafi

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

After news broke on the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi on Thursday, it didn't take long for reaction from across the political spectrum to p...

Media Exercises Caution In Gaddafi Reporting

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

The news of Muammar Gaddafi's death sent media outlets into a breaking news frenzy, as conflicting narratives, gruesome pictures and chaotic reports a...