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Libya National Council

Behind the Scenes of the French Lead on Libya

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.26.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

"There are people here, good people; these people hold the same values as we do, and they're going to die to the last one if we allow Gaddafi to go on to the conclusion of his criminal logic."

Who Is Running Libya's Revolution, and Does It Matter?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Just who are the Libyans placing their lives on the line to take Tripoli and establish a post-Gaddafi regime in Libya? If the U.S. and its allies are going to pour economic aid and military support into their hands, in the best of all worlds it would be wise to know just who is on the receiving end. Right now, there is no simple answer. And given the chaos inside Libya and the see-saw nature of the struggle taking place between pro- and anti-Gaddafi forces, the revolution has not had much time to ponder the question.