While most world attention is focused on Libya and Saudi Arabia, things are also happening in Syria, where Bashar Assad is one of the few leaders in the international community who has not condemned Muammar Gaddafi.
Republicans are far more skeptical of "global warming" than of "climate change," a study led by a University of Michigan psychologist found. Among Democrats, on the other hand, about 85 percent do.
There I was yesterday morning, drinking my coffee and reading the latest about Libya in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Something was ...
As Gaddafi continues to slaughter civilians, America is fast approaching its own moment of truth. Despite its antiseptic label, imposing a "no-fly" zone is an act of war, which can only be authorized by Congress, not the president.
Even before the recent upheavals in the Middle East, there were signs that the time is approaching when global oil extraction will peak and begin its terminal decline.
Gaddafi's statements are not a mere propaganda attempt and he honestly believes in what he is saying.
In an unexpected move, the Turkish government has expressed opposition to proposals for economic sanctions and any type of military intervention by the international community against Moammar Khadafy and his supporters.
Obama's public statements that Gaddafi "must go" have staked America's credibility on the opposition's success -- a credibility made fragile by our letting expedient considerations trump our supposed commitment to democracy in the past.
With its no doubt emotionally gratifying but feckless rhetoric demanding Gaddafi's departure, the Obama Administration has ensured that it can play no constructive role in a process of political transition in Libya.
It is the question the world is asking itself about the one Arab revolution that has been the object of the most savage repression. So I asked the question in Libya, after crossing the border from Egypt.
Someone in Libya is still watching YouTube, even though the rest of the country is dark.
To reduce anti-American radicalism we must: acknowledge that it exists; understand what fuels it; and, understand how our actions are perceived in a foreign context.
While the world's eyes are on the crisis in Libya, we must also work to turn back attacks on critical humanitarian programs.
The humanitarian crisis in Libya is intensifying amidst escalating violence between rebels and forces loyal to the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.