Posts Tagged: Libya
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.
Libya's militias obstruct the National Transitional Council's attempts to establish a secure state.
Under pressure from a potential secessionist movement in the east, Libya must tread carefully to avoid becoming another Somalia.
The Qadhafi family's money is being confiscated by the new Libyan government and frozen by other states.
Conventional wisdom holds that NATO bombing saved countless lives.
Libya is not a convincing precedent for intervening in Syria by arming opposition groups.
When we focus our analysis on personalities like Assad in Syria or Kim Jong Un in North Korea, we succumb to our own personality cult.