. You see, this is what a Junior Varsity strategy apparently looks like…. And BTW, John McCain's good Libyan pals, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group are now opening flying the ISIS banner in Libya..... Read this: McCain's Pals in Libya Of course, as we all know, they are not just: McCain's Pals........ Show More Summary
A Republican U.S. Senator is saying publicly that it is time for his Republican colleagues to “move beyond” the attack on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate on Sept. 11, 2011. U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, told “Meet the Press”...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON--A top Republican took aim at his GOP colleagues on Sunday for issuing a report that largely absolved the Obama administration for its handling of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, dismissing the accounting by the GOP-led House Intelligence Committee as...
From Libya to South Sudan, the Gulf Guinea to Mali, our efforts to tame extremism have backfired spectacularly
The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report concluded that there was no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.
"... 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
The House Intelligence Committee released a report that is the culmination of a two-year investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. The report’s findings were similar to earlier conclusionsShow More Summary
For the past two years, the GOP-controlled House Committee on Intelligence has investigated the Obama administration’s role in the security and intelligence failures which preceded the September 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya—a perpetual source of bizarre right-wing conspiracies. Today the results are in: Obama officials did nothing wrong. Read more...
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 […]
It's appropriate that I will mark my 30th birthday in Cairo. The last time I was in Egypt I was a Twitter-obsessed self-proclaimed revolutionary with intellectual crushes on all the other self-proclaimed revolutionaries tweeting the horrors and hilarities of toppling regimes. Show More Summary
Arms embargo, assets freeze and travel ban applied to al-Qaeda linked group in Libya, at request of US, UK and France.
UN-brokered ceasefire announced in eastern city after months of clashes between government forces and armed groups.
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.
(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Car bombs went off outside the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in the Libyan capital on Thursday, causing some damage to the long-shuttered buildings but no casualties, officials said. The near-simultaneous explosions rocked the upscale neighborhood housing foreign missions, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were…
Three years after the Libyan revolution and the subsequent downfall of its dictator Muammar Qaddafi, the country has descended further into chaos and insecurity. Rebel militias, radical Islamists, and former Qaddafi commander Khalifa...Show More Summary
The New York Times’ Lens Blog wrote this week about mothers who are conflict photographers. They interviewed several women—including Lynsey Addario, who was held prisoner in Libya in 2011 while covering the war there, and now has a 2-year-old son—about how their work and lives have changed since becoming mothers. Show More Summary