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How to Run a Revolution: The Success of Libya and the Failures of Syria

Matthew VanDyke | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Matthew VanDyke

Syria is headed down the path of a protracted, disastrous civil war that could last for another year or more. This revolution has been mismanaged from its inception and if drastic measures aren't taken to change course it will be a disaster.

Al Qaeda Plants Its Flag In Libya

VICE | Sherif Elhelwa | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

It was here at the courthouse in Benghazi where the first spark of the Libyan revolution ignited. It's the symbolic seat of the revolution; post-Gadda...

Gaddafi To Be Buried On Tuesday In Secret, NTC Officials Confirm

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

Former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's body has been taken off display in Misrata ahead of an expected secret burial on Tuesday. Gaddafi'...

Libyan PM Says Gaddafi Is Reportedly Recruiting Fighters

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's acting prime minister said Wednesday that ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi is believed to be recruiting fighters from othe...

Justice for the Liberators of Sirte!

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 12.17.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The international community that made the historic resolution to prevent, by force, the inevitable bloodbath in Benghazi, cannot turn a deaf ear to the rumors of violent acts against civilians.

Fighters Make Gains In Last Gaddafi Bastion

AP | CHRISTOPHER GILLETTE | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

SIRTE, Libya — Libya's revolutionary forces seized a convention center Sunday that had served as a key base for fighters loyal to Moammar Gadhaf...

Libya's Nervous Changing of the Guard

Toni Johnson | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Toni Johnson

Transitional Libya faces many challenges. The NTC is rife with political squabbles. Former President Muammar al-Qaddafi remains at large and NTC fighters continue to battle loyalists for control of the country.

In Libya, Building A New State From Scratch

AP | By BEN HUBBARD and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

By BEN HUBBARD and RYAN LUCAS, The Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- In the turmoil since Moammar Gadhafi's fall, Fathi Sherif got a new job:...

The International 'Defiant' Camp and the Questions of Libya and Syria

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.26.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

The quicker the international community acts today to end the conflict in Libya, the quicker it would be saving lives and paving the way for the kind of relations that would uphold mutual respect and interests equally.

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.

Libya: All Sides Obligated to Protect Civilians

Human Rights Watch | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

Internally displaced persons in areas now controlled by NTC forces need immediate protection. Dark-skinned Libyans face particular risks, because they have frequently been accused of fighting as pro-Gaddafi mercenaries from other African countries.