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Urbicide in Misrata

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

I do not think I have ever seen a city so methodically reduced to rubble as Misrata. I remember Huambo, in Angola. I witnessed the suffering of Sarajevo and of Vukovar. But then I look over the ruins of Tripoli Street.

NATO Official: Gaddafi A Legitimate Target

CNN | CNN Wire Staff | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

(CNN) -- A U.N. resolution justifies the targeting of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, a senior NATO military official with operational knowledge of the...

Another International Mediation Fiasco in Libya

Doug Noll | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Doug Noll

Without reforms, we will not see improvement in peace efforts. Untold billions of dollars will continue to be lost and wasted and incredible humanitarian disasters will continue to unfold. It does have to be this way.

Russia: Read Your Own Book Before Mediating in Libya

Doug Noll | Posted 08.02.2011 | World
Doug Noll

In the Libyan conflict, skilled mediators must look beyond a mere ceasefire and political solution to the underlying structural problems.

Russian Investment Opportunities: The Drivers and the Hidden Gems

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

It is clear to see why investors place so much emphasis on the oil price as a dictator of Russia's financial health. Supplying some 11.4% of the world's oil supply last year, Russia is the "biggest single source outside the OPEC cartel."

Saki Knafo

Will The G8 Help Pro-Democracy Movements? | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.27.2011 | World

As two days of meetings on the Normandy coast wound down Friday, the leaders of Group of Eight nations, better known as the G8, released a declaration...

Can America Take Credit for the Arab Spring?

Avi Spiegel | Posted 07.21.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

Is the Arab Spring really an "American" Revolution? According to President Obama and his speechwriters, the answer is, surprisingly, yes.

Obama Suggests U.S. Involvement In Libya Limited, Congressional Authority Not Needed

Reuters | Alister Bull | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

May 21, 2011 1:09:58 AM By Alister Bull WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, facing criticism from some lawmakers that U.S. military a...

Obama: Gaddafi Will 'Inevitably' Leave Power

Reuters | Alister Bull and Joseph Logan | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

May 20, 2011 2:31:28 AM By Alister Bull and Joseph Logan WASHINGTON/TRIPOLI, May 20 (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi will inevitably leave power, U.S...

Source: Gaddafi's Wife And Daughter Are In Tunisia

Reuters | Tarek Amara and Joseph Logan | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

May 18, 2011 11:23:39 PM By Tarek Amara and Joseph Logan TUNIS/TRIPOLI, May 19 (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaf...

Libya Triggers War Powers Act Deadline This Friday

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Rep. Mike Honda

The War Powers Act, created after Vietnam to ensure checks and balances during wartime situations, limits the president's ability to commit armed forces to conditions that are not present in the case of Libya.

Famed English Rocker Compares Queen To Dictators Mubarak, Gadaffi

Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment

Back in the heady days of youthful British revolt and anarchy-inspired punk, bands like the Sex Pistols railed against the Royal Family with regularit...

Gaddafi To NATO: 'You Cannot Kill Me'

Posted 07.13.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, May 13 (Reuters) - Libyan state television carried brief audio remarks it said were by leader Muammar Gaddafi on Friday in which he taunted N...

NATO Missile Strikes Target Gaddafi's Compound, Say Witnesses

Reuters | Guy Desmond | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

May 10, 2011 4:51:59 AM By Guy Desmond TRIPOLI, May 10 (Reuters) - NATO launched a number of missile strikes against targets in the Tripoli area...

Libyan Forces Destroy Fuel Storage Tanks In Misrata, Say Rebels

Reuters | Lin Noueihed | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

May 8, 2011 12:07:04 AM By Lin Noueihed TRIPOLI, May 7 (Reuters) - Libyan government forces destroyed four fuel storage tanks and set several ot...

U.S. Enables Pakistan's Oppression of Balochistan

Michael Hughes | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

The Pakistani state has misused billions in U.S. military aid and has used U.S. military hardware to oppress the Baloch people on a daily basis.

Man Who Hunted Bin Laden After 9/11 Reacts

The New Republic | Dalton Fury | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

If you are in your mid-teens or older, you most likely recall exactly where you were when the hijacked airliners struck the World Trade Center in New ...

Libyan Government Forces Bombarding Port Of Misrata, Says Rebel Spokesman

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

May 2, 2011 9:36:06 AM BEIRUT, May 2 (Reuters) - Libyan government forces on Monday subjected the port in the rebel-held city of Misrata to intense...

Gaddafi's Son Said To Be Killed By NATO Airstrike

Posted 06.30.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, April 30 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi survived a NATO airstrike on Saturday night that killed his youngest son Saif al-Arab and ...

NATO Rejects Gaddafi Ceasefire Offer, Continues Bombing Tripoli

Reuters | Lin Noueihed | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

By Lin Noueihed TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday he was ready for a ceasefire and negotiations provided NATO "s...

U.S. Considering Sanctions Against Syrian Government Officials

Reuters | Matt Spetalnick | Posted 06.25.2011 | World

April 26, 2011 2:31:12 AM By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering sanctions against Syrian government officia...

LIbyan Government Claims NATO Bombing Was Attempt On Gaddafi's Life

Posted 06.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - NATO forces flattened a building inside Muammar Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziyah compound early on Monday, in what a press official from ...

Elise Foley

Lindsey Graham: U.S. Should Ignore U.N. Mandate In Libya | Elise Foley | Posted 06.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said the United States should take a more aggressive approach in Libya to oust dictator Muammar Gaddafi, bo...

Libyan Army Ordered To Retreat From Misrata, Says Wounded Government Soldier

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 6:45:02 AM MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - A wounded Libyan government soldier captured by rebel forces in Misrata said on Satu...

Libya Says Army May Halt Fighting In Besieged City Of Misrata

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:54:42 AM By Michael Georgy MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its army i...