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Benghazi and Republican Hypocrisy

James Heffernan | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
James Heffernan

In the wake of what is now considered a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, a strike that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans on the fateful day of September 11, the Republicans smell blood in the water. Political blood.

Why Islamists Lost in Libya and Why Nobody Should Be Surprised

Matthew VanDyke | Posted 09.19.2012 | World
Matthew VanDyke

The Libyan elections were never about who would win. They were always about how badly the Islamists would lose.

Jibril Extends Lead In Historic Libya Election

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Hadeel Al-Shalchi TRIPOLI, July 11 (Reuters) - Libya's wartime prime minister Mahmoud Jibril extended hi...

Libya's Big Step Forward... Then What?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 09.07.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

For all of the good cheer on election day, there were sad reminders that the Transitional National Council remains locked in a bitter contest with unruly, violent-prone militias and tribal gunmen who continue to roam vast swaths of Libya, refusing to lay down their arms.

Libyan Rebel Leader Mahmoud Jabril Outlines His Vision for Libya, Warns Syria Against Not Listening to Its People

Sigurd Neubauer | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Sigurd Neubauer

In our conversation, the National Transitional Council leader warned that Qatar's "interference" could tip the political balance in Libya as the country has no culture of political dialogue, due to Gaddafi's absolute dictatorship.

A Field Guide to Libya's New Interim Government

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 10.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Leaderless democratic revolutions are historically unsuccessful. Hopefully, a post-Gaddafi Libya will emerge as an exception to this rule.