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Libya Says Army May Halt Fighting In Besieged City Of Misrata

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:54:42 AM By Michael Georgy MISRATA, Libya, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO air strikes may force Libya to halt fighting by its ar...

Libya Says NATO Airstrike Near Gaddafi Compound Kills Multiple People

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

April 23, 2011 2:05:31 AM TRIPOLI, April 23 (Reuters) - NATO jets hit a target near Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's compound in central Tripoli...

Gaddafi Wants Costume Institute Exhibit In His Honor

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.22.2011 | Style

We've long thought Muammar Gaddafi's ensembles were worthy of a one-off clothing collection or perhaps a September Vogue spread, but it turns out the ...

John McCain Heading To Libya

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.21.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the U.S. military intervention in Libya, is heading to the rebel s...

David Wood

'It's A Mess': Friction Between Pentagon And White House On Libya | David Wood | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After 26 months in office, President Obama still has not forged a smoothly working national security team that can both nimbly pounce o...

Al-Obedi's Tripoli Surprise and the Packaging of Libya's Future

Monroe Price | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Monroe Price

Mubarak and young Gaddafi were speaking as players in an episode set by key actors, international and domestic, who had the expectation that their wishes would be fulfilled.

Soccer Player Calls Gaddafi Family 'My Friends'

FanHouse UK | Posted 06.20.2011 | Sports

He is a deeply unpopular African with a long list of crimes and a decidedly uncertain future. And now it turns out El-Hadji Diouf is also a friend of ...

NATO Official: Gaddafi Forces Firing On Civilians

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2011 | World

April 18, 2011 11:28:33 PM OTTAWA (Reuters) - The head of NATO's military operations in Libya Monday accused forces loyal to leader Muammar Gad...

Libyan Regime Change: U.S./NATO Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds

Michael Hughes | Posted 06.18.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

A 10-year-old could point out the double-standard at play as the U.S. intervenes in Libya yet sits idly by while Western-backed dictators and monarchs violently repress popular uprisings in Bahrain, Syria and Yemen.

U.S., Allies Search For Gaddafi Refuge Site | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

The Obama administration has begun seeking a country, most likely in Africa, that might be willing to provide shelter to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi if he...

Libya 'Stalemate' On The Ground But 'Gaddafi Will Go,' Says Obama

Reuters | Mussab Al-Khairalla | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

April 15, 2011 9:14:23 PM By Mussab Al-Khairalla TRIPOLI, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledged on Friday there was a "sta...

Gaddafi Forces Pummel Rebel Town Of Misrata

AP | KARIN LAUB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi's troops launched a powerful assault with tanks and rockets Friday on Misrata, the last major rebel city in wes...

Return to Benghazi

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 06.13.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The attitude of Turkey, which has been opposed to UN intervention in Libya from day one, is shameful. So is that of Algeria. Qatar, Great Britain, and France, on the other hand, deserve praise.

What Would Jesus Do About Islam?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.11.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

It's obvious that his solution wouldn't be war. He might even apply the Golden Rule by treating Muslims with common humanity, tolerance, and understanding.

South Africa: Gaddafi Has Accepted 'Road Map' For Cease-Fire

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 06.10.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — A delegation of African leaders said Sunday that their Libyan counterpart, Moammar Gadhafi, accepted their "road map" for a cea...

Lessons Learned From Libya: America Can't Afford Another Autocrat, Neither Can Democracy

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Rep. Mike Honda

Consistency provides America with protection by undermining the criticism used to rally recruits in counter-U.S. efforts. An inconsistent track record -- humanitarian intervention in some cases but not others -- gives fodder to our foes.

A Vortex of Death and Wealth

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Whatever the considerations behind NATO/U.S. intervention in Libya, a larger force utterly indifferent to both unites tyrant and rescuer and keeps the world tangled in an endless cycle of violence.

Saki Knafo

Black, Red, Green, and Gaddafi | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

The flag that flew over Libya during the monarchy that preceded Muammar al-Gaddafi's rule—a black, green, and red tricolor stamped with the star and...

Arab Spring

Robert Zevin | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Robert Zevin

The witches' cauldron is boiling furiously with momentous effects all over the world. An Arab Spring of popular protests against autocratic governmen...

Charlie Wilson's War on Libya

Sam Koppelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Koppelman

How do we make the endgame work in Libya? I'm only 15. This is the first time I've had the chance to watch a war unfold as an aware and politically active person.

Libya: Monsieur de Norpois Is Back

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 06.04.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Those who suggest that the allies' bombing in Libya is motivated by oil miss the fact that the simplest means to ensure control over Libyan oil was to go on dealing with Gaddafi, as they had been for decades.

Friday Talking Points [161] -- April Fools

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To clarify that title: when you pull a prank on this particular day, you're supposed to reveal yourself as the prankster by yelling "April Fools!" (or...

Gaddafi Wants It To Stop

Posted 06.03.2011 | World

By Maria Golovnina TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan minister told Greece's prime minister on Sunday that Tripoli wanted fighting to end, while a Turk...

Western Air Strike In Libya Reportedly Kills Multiple Rebels

Reuters | Alexander Dziadosz | Posted 06.02.2011 | World

April 2, 2011 9:31:52 AM By Alexander Dziadosz BREGA, Libya, April 2 (Reuters) - A Western coalition air strike hit a group of rebels on the...

How Many Should Die to Send Gaddafi to the Hague?

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

As long as the value of getting Gaddafi to the Hague is not infinite, then there is some number of Libyan soldiers whose killing would not be worth sending Gaddafi to the Hague.