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8 Things the US Should Be Doing in Libya: Effective Immediately

Ethan Chorin | Posted 07.20.2013 | World
Ethan Chorin

Many in Washington now dismiss further assistance to Libya as useless: the Libyans themselves are fractious and have limited 'absorbtive capacity.' At the same time, it is wrong to say we have no influence in Libya, or that we have no means of increasing that capacity.

My Classmate Saif al-Islam

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Rahilla Zafar

He sat across from me as our professor lectured us on political theory. I wondered if he was an altruistic banker who decided to go back to school. I never would have guessed he was the son of a dictator.

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.

The Man Behind The Dictator

Toluca Lake, CA Patch | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

Gaddafi was only 27 years old when he overthrew the monarchy of Libya, and my father knew him back when he was just a young officer in the Libyan Air ...

Freedom's Lament: Libya's Revolution and the Shackles of the Mind

Jake Townsend | Posted 10.30.2011 | World
Jake Townsend

How many revolutions will it take before the world's dictators, tyrants and despots realize that one man or one unjust system cannot contain the strength of the human spirit?

Thank You Colonel Gaddafi

Jawal Nga | Posted 10.29.2011 | World
Jawal Nga

I am grateful to Gaddafi for one thing: he was stubborn.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Unlikely To Sink Money Into Rebuilding Libya, Experts Say | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when the country couldn't be more fixated on cutting spending, a revolution taking place thousands of miles away is presenting...

PHOTOS: Where Is Gaddafi?

Posted 10.22.2011 | World

Where is Colonel Gaddafi? As government troops and opposition forces in Tripoli enter a third night of fighting, there is still no word on the whereab...

Che Guevara's Revenge

Stanley Kober | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kober

No country can be expected to fight two, three, many Vietnams simultaneously, and we certainly cannot do it now.

U.S., Allies Search For Gaddafi Refuge Site | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

The Obama administration has begun seeking a country, most likely in Africa, that might be willing to provide shelter to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi if he...

Are We Prolonging Libya's Civil War?

The Guardian | Simon Jenkins | Posted 06.02.2011 | World

Welcome to 21st-century war, liberal style. You do not fix an objective and use main force to get it. You nuance words, bomb a little, half assassinat...

Fareed Zakaria: How Will Libya End? | Fareed Zakaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Call it the Goldilocks military plan: Not too much, not too little, not too unilateral, not too American. The operation against Muammar Gaddafi's regi...

'Gaddafi Is Killing Civilians'

AP/The Huffington Post | By RYAN LUCAS and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BU MARIEM, Libya -- An American fighter jet crashed in Libya's rebel held east, both crew ejecting safely as the aircraft spun from the sky during the...

Blog Watch: Illegal Gaddafi Caricatures In Libya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The New York Times' Lens blog has an interesting gallery of Gaddafi caricatures, artwork, and graffiti made to protest the Libyan leader and portray h...


Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

Libyan Rebels Celebrate Win In Battle Near Tripoli

AP/The Huffington Post | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Residents of the rebel-held city closest to Libya's capital passed out sweets and cold drinks to fighters Tuesday and celebrated wi...

Gaddafi Hearts Italy: Libyan Leader To Build In Small Town?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Colonel Gaddafi, the powerful (sometimes frightening) Libyan leader, has fallen for the small Italian town of Antrodoco. He stopped there last summer ...