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ISIS, Libya, NATO, And Preventing The Next 9/11

Dennis J. Kucinich | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Dennis J. Kucinich

While Libya may not make the front page on a daily basis, it stands as the latest example of blowback, the adverse consequences of our reflexive military intervention.

PHOTOS: Beautiful Images Of Post-Gaddafi Libya

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.27.2013 | Home

When we got our independence in 1951, it was something we got almost for free. This time the young people paid for it in blood. I didn’t bother with...

Life Without Gaddafi

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home

By Ali Shuaib MISALATA, Libya, July 9 (Reuters) - Ali Shuaib is a Libyan news reporter who has worked for Reuters in Tripoli since 200...

What You Need To Know About Libya's Historic Elections

Posted 07.07.2012 | Home

On Saturday, millions of Libyans headed to the polls in the country's first election since the fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Libya votes ...

Libya Braces For First Election

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

By Hadeel Al Shalchi TRIPOLI, July 5 (Reuters) - In a small hotel in central Tripoli, about 50 first-time political candidates from ac...

Building a New Libya From the Ground Up

Linda Mason | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Linda Mason

we should look at the overthrow of Gaddafi as a beginning, not an end, to one of the most promising political transitions since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Libyans are building a democratic society from the ground up, and that requires the world's engagement.

Gaddafi Spy Chief Reportedly To Be Extradited To Libya

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home

TRIPOLI, March 20 (Reuters) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has agreed for Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi ...

Christina Wilkie

Lemieux Backed Candidate With Gaddafi Ties | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. George Lemieux (R-Fla.) hosted a fundraiser this spring for a terrorism expert seeking a $10 million contract with Col. Muam...

Libya, Sharia, and Us

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

There is sharia, and then there is sharia. And before going on and on about regression and glaciation, we would do well to know what we're talking about.

NATO Ends Libya Mission

Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO's triumphant, 7-month air campaign against Libya ended Monday, setting the country on the path to a democratic transition less...

NATO's Libya Campaign Ends At Midnight

Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

At midnight in Libya, NATO will officially end its seven-month-long campaign supporting the Libyan fighters who overthrew the regime of Muammar Gaddaf...

Libya After Gaddafi: Freed Journalist Tracks Down His Jailer

The Guardian | Ghaith Abdul-Ahad | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad was seized by Gaddafi forces in the town of Zawiya during the first weeks of the Libyan uprising and held for two weeks. In his firs...

Stunning Photos From The War In Libya

Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

With the fall of Sirte and the death of Muammar Gaddafi, months of brutal war in Libya appear to be drawing to a close. Libyan leaders are expected to...

Libya: Now the Hard Part Starts

Richard N. Haass | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Richard N. Haass

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

Scars Of Gaddafi Regime Linger In Notorious Prison's Remains | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

Tripoli's Abu Salim, where 1,200 prisoners were slaughtered 15 years ago, is becoming a monument to Kadafi's ruthlessness and a memorial to the victim...

Human Rights Watch: Halt Exhumations of Mass Graves In Libya

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH (Tripoli) – Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) should place an immediate moratorium on the exhumation of mass g...

First Libyan Casualty To Be Treated By NHS Arrives In Britain

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

The first of 50 Libyan conflict victims who will be treated by the NHS has arrived in Britain. Abdul Malek El Hamdi, 15, went into su...

Amnesty: Libyan Rebels May Be Guilty Of War Crimes

Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

By Don Melvin -- The Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) -- Rebels fighting to topple Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi committed unlawful killings and tort...

The Man Behind The Dictator

Toluca Lake, CA Patch | Posted 11.12.2011 | Home

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 ...

Gaddafi Calls On Followers To Fight In New Audio Message

Posted 11.10.2011 | Home

WADI DINAR, Libya (AP) -- In a new audio message from hiding, Moammar Gaddafi calls on his followers to rise up and fight, saying "this is the zero ho...

International Criminal Court Asked Interpol To Help Track Gaddafi

Posted 11.08.2011 | Home

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court prosecutor is seeking Interpol's help in arresting fugitive Libyan dictator Muammar G...

Libya, The Colonel's Yoke Lifted

Middle East Research And Information Project (MERIP) | Nicolas Pelham | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

Half an hour's drive east of Tripoli, a solitary interim government soldier peers through binoculars, scouring Col. Muammar Qaddafi's hunting ranch --...

Getting to Know the Opposition

Manal Omar | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Manal Omar

With the overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi, Libya has a whole new political spectrum that covers a formal transitional government to remnants of the monarchy. Each will play some telling role over the next few months.

Al Jazeera Report: Top Bechtel Executive Advised Gaddafi Loyalists This Month

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

As the dust settled in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, Al Jazeera producer Jamal Elshayyai filed a shocking report from Gaddafi's former intelligence h...

Rebel Commander Says Gaddafi Son Wants To Negotiate Surrender

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Moammar Gadhafi's son al-Saadi is trying to negotiate the terms of his own surrender, the rebel commander in Tripoli told The A...