The Middle East Channel Editors Reader #6
Votes are being counted in yesterday's historic election to select a temporary 200 member General National Congress in Libya. The voting process itself was a resounding success, which defied the many skeptics who predicted violence, boycotts, or worse. Reports from across Libya highlighted an enormous, infectious enthusiasm for the vote which belied the sensationalist press reporting and commentary about a collapsing, violent Libya on the brink of chaos.
As we all know the Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy has devastated the East Coast. But what if instead of the Benghazi, Libya incident this storm becomes Obama’s October Surprise by affecting the popular vote on Election Day? Election o... Read Post
Eager voters cast their ballots on Saturday in Libya's first free national elections in decades after the ouster of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, despite protesters disrupting some polling in the restive east. Read Post