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War in Libya

Preventive Medicine, Disaster Avoidance, and the Health of a Nation

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dr. Ali Binazir

Like children afraid of the vaccination needle, there are some people in this country who have not yet understood the long-term benefits they have reaped from Barack Obama's presidency. Let's hope enough people do realize it in time for this crucial election.

NATO's Secrecy Stance

New York Times | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

SOMETIME late last Aug. 8, NATO warplanes flying from Europe arrived over the Libyan farming village of Majer, where forces loyal to Col. Muammar el-Q...

U.S. General Sees End To Libya Mission

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The military mission in Libya is largely complete and NATO's involvement could begin to wrap up as soon as this coming week after a...

Libya Fighters Seal Off Gaddafi Hometown

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Two children and their parents were killed by machine-gun fire Saturday while trying to flee Moammar Gadhafi's hometown along w...

Libya Rebels Say They Control Key Border Crossing

AP | PAUL SCHEMM and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 10.27.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Rebel fighters pushed increasingly leaderless regime gunmen to the outskirts of Tripoli on Saturday, as severe shortages of fue...

Libya Rebels Capture Main Square In Key City

AP | By DARIO LOPEZ | Posted 10.20.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Heavy gunfire and explosions rattled the Libyan capital Saturday after rebels seized control of a major coastal city just west of Tr...

Jason Linkins

Congress Suddenly Interested In Doing Something About A War, Maybe

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner is suddenly very interested in bringing the Obama White House into compliance with the War Powers Act over our intervention in Libya. It reminds one of the old days, when Congress actually decided whether or not we went to war.

The White House Office of Legal Counsel's Rationale for Libyan War Is Positively Orwellian

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The Obama administration's characterization of the use of force in Libya solely as a humanitarian intervention cannot hide the reality of what war is. The attempt to assert that this is not a war does violence to the English language.