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Libyan Revolution

The Arab Spring Is Not Dead

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home
Soumaya Ghannoushi

As the flames ignited from the dusty town of Sidi Bouzid in central Tunisia spread from one Arab country to another, it seemed as if Arabs had finally emerged out of the long dark tunnel where they had been forced to dwell for decades.

Copenhagen Sketch

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 04.16.2014 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Copenhagen. Royal Library of Denmark. The paradox of a monarchy, a real one, scrupulously attached to its etiquette and protocol, as I had the chance to observe at a gala last night at the French embassy, but one that is also, and without any contradiction, one of the most egalitarian societies that I can name.

What Will Post-Arab Spring Intellectuals Write About?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Sami Moubayed

What will be the fate of all novels, poems and plays authored from the 1960s onwards, which speak of Arab autocracy, corruption, weaknesses and deficiencies?

WATCH: Libya's Graffiti Revolution

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Following Colonel Gaddafi's fall from power, Libya experienced a revolution not only in politics but in imagery as well. Gaddafi and his regime' depic...

Max J. Rosenthal

Terrorism Expert Tries To Make TV Appearances Pay | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As NATO forces attacked the Gaddafi regime in Libya this spring, an American citizen attempted to help negotiate the dictator’s orderl...

Freedom's Lament: Libya's Revolution and the Shackles of the Mind

Jake Townsend | Posted 10.30.2011 | Home
Jake Townsend

How many revolutions will it take before the world's dictators, tyrants and despots realize that one man or one unjust system cannot contain the strength of the human spirit?

Dabbling in the Arab World

Kevin Bunkley | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Kevin Bunkley

It is possible that President Obama is reverting back to a new version of Wilsonian diplomacy in order to let the Arab world sort itself out, instead of directly affecting the outcome with U.S. intervention.

Gaddafi's Son: Libya In Talks With France

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2011 | Home

TRIPOLI, July 11 (Reuters) - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of the Libyan leader, said his father's administration was in talks with the French governme...

Rebel Leader: Gaddafi Can Retire In Libya

| Posted 09.02.2011 | Home

BENGHAZI, Libya, Jul 3 (Reuters) - Libya's rebel chief told Reuters on Sunday Muammar Gaddafi was welcome to retire on Libyan soil as long as he resig...

Gun Rights and Libya

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Slayton

Several years ago, I got together with a buddy of mine for an evening of great conversation, lubricated by a very fine bottle of scotch whisky. Deep ...

What Can We Do for the Young Libyan Revolution?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

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.

Soros: Sharing Oil Wealth Could Quell Revolutions

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To quell unrest, billionaire investor George Soros says oil-producing countries should share the wealth. "What has caused the revolutions," Soros tol...