Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The U.S.-Algeria relationship, a marriage of convenience, was cemented after 9-11 by a what may have been a staged terrorist attack on the part of Algeria.
The Obama administration is selling the U.S. public a pig in a poke with its military intervention in Libya.
The choice in Libya is clear: to support the popular uprising and not the unpopular tyrant.
Modern battlefields tend to be toxic nightmares, and depleted uranium is one of the main culprits.
Regime change in Syria could open the door to Islamist rule.
There are rumblings that U.S. and NATO airstrikes on Libya might leave both mired in that country.
If giving up nuclear weapons doesn't immunize a leader from regime change, what does?
"In essence, the U.S. runs the show that is taking over running the show." -- AP
Should progressives drop their reflexive opposition to use of force overseas that's not in the service of national defense?
Many on the left favor the Libya intervention.