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Libyan Leader Apologizes For Deadly Attack

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Home

DUBAI, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Mohammed Magarief apologised to the United States on Wednesday over an attack on its consulate in Benghazi ...

'My Darling Black African Woman': Gaddafi Kept Scrapbook Of Condoleezza Rice | Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices

The ransacking of Moammar Gadhafi's compound is turning up some bizarre loot. Following on from the Libyan leader's eccentric fashion accessories and ...

Report: Gaddafi Making Plans To Flee Libya

Posted 10.18.2011 | Home

Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi may be preparing to flee the country within days, according to NBC News. U.S. officials told NBC that intel...

Is Military Action in The Middle East the Best Allocation of Our Nation's Limited Resources?

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert K. Lifton

Once again, with the incursions in Libya, our nation is getting involved in military action in the Middle East. Although we are part of a coalition effort, as usual America is carrying out a large part of the action and at no small cost.

Impeach Obama Over Libya? You've Got to Be Kidding

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If Obama hadn't acted, he would have been even more loudly damned as being weak, indecisive and a chronic ditherer when it comes to making tough decisions on foreign policy issues.

Libya: Deal with the Devil We Don't Know?

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Allan Gerson

The U.S. should be careful not to cloud humanitarian intervention in Libya with regime change, unless it is prepared to argue that the two are one and the same: that only regime change can halt the looming humanitarian crisis.

You Can't Keep a Good Dictator Down

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Margolis

Call him Mr. Lucky. Just as major powers were about to go put the kibosh on embattled Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, along came Japan's awful tsunami, which washed Libya off the front pages.

Libyan Protesters Hit With Tear Gas In Capital

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

TRIPOLI, Libya — Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi fired tear gas at protesters who marched in Tripoli on Friday, calling for the Libyan leader's oust...

The Disappearance Of Monsour Kikhia, Former Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations

Deborah Kanafani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deborah Kanafani

In 1981 Monsour Kikhia sent a ripple through the United Nations by resigning from his posts as both the Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations and as the Foreign Minister of Lybia.

Food Prices Spiral In Tripoli Amid Libya Crackdown

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

TRIPOLI, Libya — The West moved to send its first concrete aid to Libya's rebellion in the east of the country, hoping to give it the momentum to ou...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Former Bush Official Calls Obama Response To Libya 'Too Slow' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Wolfowitz, a former Bush administration official known as one of the key architects of the Iraq war, has been sharply criticizing t...

Britain Seizing Gaddhafi's Billions

Telegraph | Robert Winnett, and James Kirkup in Muscat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The funds are expected to be seized within days. The Treasury is understood to have set up a unit to trace Col Gaddafi's assets in Britain, which are ...

Gaddafi's Loyal-ish Translator

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

I've been a fan of Gaddafi's translator since September 2009 -- when he screamed, "I can't take it any more" and collapsed while translating Gaddafi's speech before the UN General Assembly.

Gadhafi Hold Whittled Away As Libya Revolt Spreads

AP/The Huffington Post | PAUL SCHEMM and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BENGHAZI, Libya — The scope of Moammar Gadhafi's control was whittled away Wednesday as major Libyan cities and towns closer to the capital fell to ...

Libyan Demonstrators in America Demand a Stop to the Killing (VIDEO)

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Mirabella

Libyan demonstrators filled downtown Seattle with calls for support on Presidents Day. "Stop the killing now" and "Down Down with Kadafi," they chanted while waiving Libyan flags.

As Libyans Die, a New Jersey Town Subsidizes Gadhafi

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Snipers are picking protesters off from rooftops in Tripoli. But in the city of Englewood, New Jersey the Libyan flag continues to fly high and proud. I see it every day right across my yard.

What You Need To Know About Libyan Strongman Moammar Gadhafi

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Despite a heavy government crackdown on protests, Libyan demonstrators are calling for another night of defiance against leader Moammar Gadhafi's regi...

Whirlwind Obama at the UN; Dictators Busy Also

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Evelyn Leopold

President Obama makes his debut appearance at the United Nations this week, attending and presiding over a breathless array of events far beyond the usual schedule for U.S. presidents.

Why We in Englewood Pushed Out Kaddafi

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

What message is our President sending to our brave troops fighting overseas by allowing a man who just last week glorified a heartless killer onto American soil?

Lockerbie Bomber Release Linked With Trade Talks: Gaddafi's Son | Severin Carrell, Scotland Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gordon Brown is under renewed pressure to release details about the UK's dealings with Libya after Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son said there was an "ob...

Kaddafi, My Neighbor

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I believe that my local Jewish community should keep an open mind about Muammar Kaddafi moving in.

Clinton Seeks Stronger Ties With Libya

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for stronger ties between the United States and its former foe Libya, during a meeting here with a s...

Africa Union Summit Ends With No Agreement Toward Unity Plan

Daily Nation | HENRY OWUOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The African Union met until the wee hours today but failed to agree on the creation of a new body to move the continent towards a single government. ...

Bonjour Qadaffi! Sarkozy Welcomes Libyan Leader To Pitch Tent In Paris

New York Times | ELAINE SCIOLINO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Redemption, at last, seems to have come for Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi. The veteran Libyan leader began a five-day official visit to France today -- his...