The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Overloaded Boat of Refugees Crossing the Mediterranean The civil wars that are tearing apart Libya and Syria are precipitating yet another humanitarian crisis as boat loads of desperate refugees attempt to cross the Mediterranean in order to seek asylum in the European Community. Show More Summary
At least they were "punching up," as Garry Trudeau believes. The group was fleeing Libya in a rubber boat -- a huge one, apparently, as there were 105 passengers aboard it. At some point, the Muslims, who outnumbered the Christians,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama. Obama is hosting Renzi at the White House on Friday to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants.
JUST THE KIND OF “IMMIGRATION” EUROPE NEEDS: Italian police: Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard. “Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard — killing them — because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday. Italian authorities have arrested 15 people […]
Fox News reports: Relatives of the Coptic Christians beheaded last month by jihadists in Libya – their deaths immortalized in a gory video set against the backdrop of a Mediterranean beach – are facing new extremist-Muslim violence as they seek … Continue reading ?
There are so many places to point to that illustrate the answer to the question (Libya, Iran, Egypt, Iraq, Syria, China, Russia … ad infinitum, ad nauseum), but there’s one that’s been going on sort of behind the scenes that illustrates it perfectly. As we all know, our President has an ideological agenda item labeled […]
Back when Egypt started bombing Libya and Saudi Arabia started bombing Yemen, American conservatives were jubilant. That's the kind of swift, decisive action Barack Obama ought to be taking against our enemies in the Mideast. Never mind that this already was the kind of action he had taken. Show More Summary
A good portion of NBC's Meet The Press was devoted to Chuck Todd becoming more intimately acquainted with Rand Paul (R-KY). Paul claimed that Libya was "Hillary's War." No challenge by Todd, of course, this was a very complimentary homage to the flip-flopping foreign policy fraud, Rand Paul. Show More Summary
Obama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
In a speech to Brazilians, President Obama barely made reference to military operations raging in Libya, but his remarks characterized South America’s largest country as a model for peaceful chanBlogs | Comments
Daniel Pipes is rightly alarmed: Count the mistakes: Helping overthrow Muammar Qaddafi in Libya, leading to anarchy…
(John Hinderaker) Daniel Pipes reviews the wreckage of Barack Obama’s foreign policies: Count the mistakes: Helping overthrow Muammar Qaddafi in Libya, leading to anarchy and civil war. Pressuring Husni Mubarak of Egypt to resign, then backing the Muslim Brotherhood, leading now-president Sisi to turn toward Moscow. Show More Summary
The Export-Import Bank isn’t allowed to lend money to customers in certain countries, such as North Korea, Libya, and Iran. Russia, recently praised by Hilary Clinton for its “long history” of working with the Export-Import Bank, got...Show More Summary
After years of hearing how terrible Western interventions are in the Middle East (Exhibits A, B and C the fiascos of Iraq, Afghanistan and post-Gaddafi Libya), it will be interesting… Continue reading The post The last thing Yemen needs is more war. But that is what it’s getting appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Relatives of the Coptic Christians who were murdered by ISIS in Libya last month are now facing violent attacks of their own—all for wanting to...
The White House says Obama is lifting the hold on sending F-16 fighter jets, tanks and other material to Egypt. The U.S. has been weighing whether to lift the hold to help combat the extremist threat spilling over from Libya and in the Sinai Peninsula.
The House Committee investigating the fatal attacks in Beghazi, Libya has formally asked Hillary Clinton to appear before lawmakers for a private interview to answer questions about the use of… Click to Continue »
Hillary Clinton didn’t just have her own private email service, it looks like she also had her own secret intelligence operation working in Libya. Of course, Hillary probably just set up
(Scott Johnson) The House Select Committee on Benghazi sent Hillary Clinton a subpoena for all her emails related to Libya on March 4. The committee statement on the issuance of the subpoena to Clinton is posted here. The committee followed up with a letter dated March 19 formally requesting Clinton’s email server. Show More Summary