Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Will military intervention dislodge Gaddafi or lead to yet another quagmire?
Gaddafi's plans to cancel oil contracts with Europe may have played a role in the decision to attack him.
Brazil, Russia, India, and China did not support the UN resolution on the use of force against the Libyan government. What does this mean for the new world order?
Iraq is clearly differentiated from Libya by the political climate and number of forces on the ground.
Libya is in better hands with the UN Security Council.
Muammar Gaddafi is gaining ground against the opposition in Libya. What should the international community do?
The international community should act now on behalf of the Libyan opposition.
The international community should consider humanitarian intervention in Libya only after a thorough assessment of means and ends.
With Libyan government forces advancing towards the rebel capital of Benghazi, the time for possible military intervention by the U.S. and its NATO or other allies appears to be running short.
Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.