Posts Tagged: Libya
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
Whither Libya after the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi?
The deeper reason for the heated response from the Muslim world is not so much Western rhetoric but Western policy.
Anti-democratic forces in both the United States and the Arab world are using widespread embassy protests to discredit the pro-democracy movement.
The deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Libya raises a whole host of uncomfortable questions.
Salafi extremists sought to exploit the turmoil in Libya to increase their influence.
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West's scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.
Libya's first democratic election went comparatively smoothly. But it's what comes next that poses the greater challenge.
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.
Come November, someone's going to have to tell the next president the hard news: the emperor has no alliance.