Regions / Middle East & North Africa
As with Saddam Hussein and his regime in Iraq, states may conclude that the fate of Qaddafi was sealed the day he gave up nuclear weapons.
Extremists, whether Muslim, Christian or Jewish, are alarmist, anachronistic and most, of all, power-hungry.
Libyan rebel forces have been rounding up black Libyans and sub-Saharan African migrant workers, accusing them of serving as "mercenaries" for Gaddafi.
Giving up nuclear weapons paved the way for Libya's access to new technology, including surveillance programs.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."
If Washington votes against Palestinian statehood at the UN General Assembly in September, Palestinians might again take to the streets.
After 42 years of Muammar el-Qaddafi, it is now long overdue for the Libyan people to determine their own destiny.
At a time of severe economic crisis, nearly one-fifth of the House of Representatives is going on a junket to Israel this summer.
It's inevitable that the settlements and Gaza will soon complicate the Israeli protests.
Humanitarian intervention in Libya and elsewhere has led to an intensification of human rights violations, the erosion of the UN's authority, and the expansion of the reach of great powers.