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ISIS, Libya, NATO, And Preventing The Next 9/11

Dennis J. Kucinich | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics
Dennis J. Kucinich

While Libya may not make the front page on a daily basis, it stands as the latest example of blowback, the adverse consequences of our reflexive military intervention.

PHOTOS: Beautiful Images Of Post-Gaddafi Libya

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

When we got our independence in 1951, it was something we got almost for free. This time the young people paid for it in blood. I didn’t bother with...

Clashes Erupt In Former Gaddafi Stronghold

AP | ESAM MOHAMED and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

WADI DINAR, Libya — Pro-government militias battled fighters in a former stronghold of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Sunday, the f...

Final Results In Libya's Landmark Election

AP | ESAM MOHAMED and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Final results released Tuesday placed a liberal alliance ahead of other parties in Libya's first free nationwide vote in half a...

Life Without Gaddafi

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

By Ali Shuaib MISALATA, Libya, July 9 (Reuters) - Ali Shuaib is a Libyan news reporter who has worked for Reuters in Tripoli since 200...

One Killed In Anti-Election Protest In Libya

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Jubilant Libyans chose a new parliament Saturday in their first nationwide vote in decades, but violence and protests in the re...

What You Need To Know About Libya's Historic Elections

Posted 07.07.2012 | World

On Saturday, millions of Libyans headed to the polls in the country's first election since the fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Libya votes ...

Libya Braces For First Election

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi TRIPOLI, July 5 (Reuters) - In a small hotel in central Tripoli, about 50 first-time political candidates from ac...

Building a New Libya From the Ground Up

Linda Mason | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Linda Mason

we should look at the overthrow of Gaddafi as a beginning, not an end, to one of the most promising political transitions since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Libyans are building a democratic society from the ground up, and that requires the world's engagement.

Gaddafi Spy Chief Reportedly To Be Extradited To Libya

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, March 20 (Reuters) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has agreed for Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi ...

UN: War Crimes In Libya

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

GENEVA — A U.N. expert panel said in a report Friday that forces loyal to late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and opposition fighters both commit...

Profile: Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, considered Moammar Gadhafi's heir apparent, long drew Western favor by touting himself as a liberalizing...

Gaddafi Son Reportedly Captured

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

ZINTAN, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi's former heir apparent Seif al-Islam was captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert Saturday just...

Christina Wilkie

Lemieux Backed Candidate With Gaddafi Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. George Lemieux (R-Fla.) hosted a fundraiser this spring for a terrorism expert seeking a $10 million contract with Col. Muam...

Niger Military Clashes With Libyan Convoy

AP | By DALATOU MAMANE AND RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

NIAMEY, Niger -- Niger's army intercepted a convoy of cars traveling south from Libya toward Mali, and a cache of arms was seized in the ensuing clash...

Libya, Sharia, and Us

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

There is sharia, and then there is sharia. And before going on and on about regression and glaciation, we would do well to know what we're talking about.

Dozens Protest Alleged Mistreatment Of Pro-Gaddafi Prisoners

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Dozens of relatives of jailed Moammar Gadhafi loyalists protested outside a Tripoli prison Thursday, alleging detainees were be...

NATO Ends Libya Mission

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO's triumphant, 7-month air campaign against Libya ended Monday, setting the country on the path to a democratic transition less...

NATO's Libya Campaign Ends At Midnight

Posted 12.31.2011 | World

At midnight in Libya, NATO will officially end its seven-month-long campaign supporting the Libyan fighters who overthrew the regime of Muammar Gaddaf...

Libya After Gaddafi: Freed Journalist Tracks Down His Jailer

The Guardian | Ghaith Abdul-Ahad | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad was seized by Gaddafi forces in the town of Zawiya during the first weeks of the Libyan uprising and held for two weeks. In his firs...

Rumors Of Retaliation Cast Dark Shadow Over New Libya

AP | By KARIN LAUB | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

TAWERGHA, Libya -- This town once loyal to Moammar Gadhafi is no more: its 25,000 residents have fled, fearing retribution from vengeful victors from ...

U.N. Cancels Mandate For Military Action In Libya

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on Oct. 31 and end military action to p...

Desperate Final Weeks For Former Libyan Leader

AP | KARIN LAUB and RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

MISRATA, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi, Libya's all-powerful leader for four decades, spent his final weeks shuttling from hideout to hideout in his h...

Gaddafi Buried

AP | KARIN LAUB and RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

By KARIN LAUB and RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI -- The Associated Press MISRATA, Libya -- Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, his son Muatassim and a top ...

Liberation In Libya

AP | KARIN LAUB and KIM GAMEL | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's interim rulers declared the country liberated on Sunday after an 8-month civil war, launching the oil-rich nation on wh...