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Europe Is Playing With Fire by Considering Military Intervention in Libya

Hans Lucht | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Hans Lucht

COPENHAGEN - An increased E.U. naval presence off Libya, creating safer passage for migrants and refugees and combating smuggling of weapons and oil, could be a possible course of action. But a military intervention in Libya at this point is playing with fire.

Obama Says It Will Take Time To Build A New Libya

Posted 11.20.2011 | World

One day before the opening of the annual U.N. General Assembly debate, world leaders gathered in New York for a high-level meeting to discuss the futu...

The Mythic Lure of the No-Fly Zone

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

In a CNN poll released on March 21, 70% of Americans favor imposing a no-fly zone in Libya. When CNN last polled, on March 11 - 13, only 56% approved. How to explain that jump in just one week?

Congress Must Debate the Libya War

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Congressional debate is a key means of compelling the administration to clearly state its case and its objectives, to be honest and transparent about the potential cost of its proposed policies, and to limit its actions to its stated objectives.

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.

Timing of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Initiatives

Raghida Dergham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

This is an opportunity for the Gulf Cooperation Council to prove that it is self-confident and groundbreaking, not just when it comes to developments on the ground, but also in shaping leading trends in the region.

Libya Air Strikes Continue, Gaddafi Vows 'Long War'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya - Muammar Gaddafi vowed a "long war" as allied forces launched a second night of strikes on Libya, and jubilant rebels who only a day b...

'Arm All The Masses'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TUNIS (Reuters) - A defiant Muammar Gaddafi said on Saturday he will arm civilians to defend Libya from what he called "colonial, crusader" aggression...

Germany Comes up Small on Libya -- Wrong Time to Duck Responsibility

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Kettmann

Germany is the most important leader of unified Europe, but the clumsy stance on Libya has cleared the way for France to assert itself in a way that delays any hope of Europe coming of age as a combined political entity.

Why Intervention in Libya Is Wrong in the Long Run

Alex Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Becker

Any nation participating in military intervention in Libya stands to gain perhaps a little from perfect success and lose much from anything less.