"... in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees."Debunking a series of persistent allegations hinting at dark conspiracies, the investigation...Show More Summary
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. Show More Summary
Libya and the tides of history. Noah Millman reflects on Shakespeare and …
“The reasons for rethinking the intervention go beyond Libya itself. I had placed a great deal of emphasis on the demonstration effects of an intervention. My hope had been that the intervention would act to restrain other autocrats from unleashing deadly force against protesters and encourage wavering activists to push forward in their demands for […]
Fresh from lecturing Vladimir Putin on international morality, David Cameron(the Victor of Libya, let it never be forgotten, as well as The Man Who Wanted to Back the Rebels in Syria Who Later Turned into ISIS, but luckily failed) i...
The arguments for intervention in Libya were extraordinarily weak and many of them were based on little more than wishful thinking.
A stark contrast.
Militant Islamist groups in both Libya and Egypt have now pledged loyalty to ISIS and recognized the Islamic State. Despite efforts by governments in Iraq, Syria, neighboring states, and the US it appears ISIS has been able to continue to spread throughout the region. Though it is, in theory, incumbent upon Muslims to pledge loyalty [...]
In 2011 Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd brought their management style…
According to some interpretations of the Koran, homosexuality is second only to murder and raping a man is actually worse than killing him. So I don't much fancy Britain's chances of deporting Moktar Ali Saad Mahmoud (33) and Ibrahim Abogutila (22), the two Libyan soldiers who have been charged with the rape of a man in a Cambridge park. Show More Summary
Libya turned out disastrously and, of course, Obama completely threw away the victory President Bush had won in Iraq. We all know the fate of Afghanistan will likely be an Islamist take-over shortly after our final departure and, now, it is clear that we’re not doing nearly what is necessary to beat ISIS: While it […]
What makes one country more important than another? That's a crucial question to ask when it comes to Libya. The United States is now prioritizing the fight against ISIS through airstrikes over Iraq and Syria. But what about the country...Show More Summary
Libya is today a dangerous place and a chaotic society with continual fighting among Islamist terrorists, Arab nationalists, and a host of regional militias.
- All British operations in Afghanistan ended with the last base under UK control handed to Afghan authorities. - With more fighting in Benghazi, Libya, the death toll rose to 130 people. This figure is based on the fighting that started...Show More Summary
This is the president that escalated one war, committed the U.S. to another unnecessary conflict in Libya, and launched yet another military campaign on his own authority.
U.S. intelligence is helping French forces monitor al-Qaeda weapons deliveries from Libya to the Sahel region in Africa. A top French military official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to discuss the...Show More Summary
Father in the 2011 rebellion in Libya?
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how the upheaval in Libya and the Euro Bond debate will effect the markets. Then we’ll ask Francis when the next recession will hit, and oh yeah, Brad and [...]
Let’s see off the top of my head which countries in the Islamic World we’ve bombed in the last decade: Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Pakistan, and Somalia. And, of course, it’s been habit forming…with lots of coincidences.
Operation Goose My Poll Numbers isn't going well for President Obama. He thought he could sprinkle a few bombs around, get everyone off his back about the Islamic State, and maybe pick up a point or two in the polls from the traditional "rally around the President in wartime" effect. Show More Summary