Posts Tagged: Libya
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.
The Obama administration refuses to make military aid to Egypt contingent upon the degree to which it embraces democracy.
R2P was used, in part, to justify regime change in Libya.
After decades of government malfeasance, Libya needs new political structures, a strong civil society, and an equitable economy.
North Korea believes that by giving up its nuclear arms, Libya fatally compromised its national security.
A sigh of relief undoubtedly went up in transatlantic capitals when Gaddafi was killed.
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.