Posts Tagged: libya intervention
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not hanky-panky in the east.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
In this strategic dialogue, Michael Berube and David Gibbs reply to each other's initial essays on the legacy of the NATO intervention in Libya.
The immediate future of Libya will be determined overwhelmingly by the Libyan people themselves. Critics of NATO's intervention in Libya should explain whether this outcome is unacceptable to them, and if so, why.
The NATO intervention in Libya is likely to produce a more militarized and insecure world, and this will be its most enduring legacy.
One legacy of attacking Libya is 20,000 surface-to-air missiles gone missing.
Even if the president led the NATO coalition from behind, he led his country into war from practically another planet.
Emira Woods takes questions on what can and should come next for Libya.