Posts Tagged: Libya
With vast oil reserves but a deeply divided country, Libya is vulnerable to outside powers after Gaddafi's death.
Tyrants come to diverse endings.
There's no way for a dictator to bow out gracefully.
One legacy of attacking Libya is 20,000 surface-to-air missiles gone missing.
Libya's Transitional Council and Italy are likely to become fast friends because of oil.
How did a right-wing thinktank devise U.S. policy toward Africa?
How does the principle of "first do no harm" come up against the problem of ruthless leaders?
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.
Even if the president led the NATO coalition from behind, he led his country into war from practically another planet.