President Obama’s “leading from behind” strategy has been a disaster, resulting in chaos throughout the Middle East with failed states in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen. It has also provided the impetus for the rise of the Islamic State (IS) and its barbaric enforcement of the draconian seventh century Shariah (Islamic Law). Make no mistake, […]
Bellevue Leader: A survivor of the 2012 assault on the U.S. consulate and annex in Benghazi, Libya, related a harrowing tale of bureaucratic indecision and desperate military courage Sunday. Kris “Tanto” Paronto, a native of Colorado who has lived in Omaha since 1996, spoke to a crowd gathered under a hot sun at the […]
Libya is in total chaos right now, with multiple air forces flying for different factions within the country. Yet it seems there is a MiG-23 pilot (or pilots) keeping his spirits up by pushing his Flogger to its low-level limits. This...Show More Summary
At least five people have reportedly been killed and fifteen others injured in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in the city of Derna in eastern Libya.
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and 10 others wounded when several car bombs exploded in the Libyan city of Derna, a medical source said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A veteran Tunisian militant was probably killed by a U.S. air strike on a jihadist meeting in Libya last month whose main target was a top Algerian fighter, a U.S. official said on Friday.
1. Boko Haram’s brutal, barbaric rampage in northeastern Nigeria continued unabated this week 2. 434,000: number of displaced people in #Libya. Doubled from 230,000 last September: http://t.co/8IVDcws5vz pic.twitter.com/YEUe2SiWxk —Show More Summary
Currently, there are two key opportunities led by the United Nations worth supporting because there are no alternatives, both in Libya and Yemen. The situation in these two countries, as well as in Syria, is heart wrenching, which requires urgent actions regardless of calculations about who wins and who loses, and who is right and who is wrong. Show More Summary
Seifallah Ben Hassine, one of Osama bin Laden’s top lieutenants and Tunisia’s most wanted jihadist, was killed in an American airstrike in Libya last month, a senior United States official said.
HH: Joined now by Columnist To the World Mark Steyn, who’s in the third hour today instead of the first hour, because Ambassador Michael Oren was with us. Mark Steyn, I talked a lot about Iran today with Ambassador Oren. I’m curiousShow More Summary
The country that started the Arab Spring casts a wary eye at its neighbor after two bloody attacks
RABAT (Reuters) - U.N.-brokered talks between Libya's two rival governments hit a setback on Thursday when one of the sides stayed away from the negotiations in Morocco, saying it needed more time for consultations.
Communications between Google and Hillary’s staff were released and focused on the YouTube video that the Obama administration blamed for the Benghazi terrorist attacks on a U.S. consulate in Libya.
VALLETTA (Reuters) - The internationally recognized prime minister of Libya said he hoped to reach a power-sharing peace agreement on Thursday with his rivals during U.N.-backed talks that seek to end a conflict that threatens to break up the country.
Exclusive: Libya remains a nation shattered by political chaos and bloody terrorism, a result of the U.S.-backed “regime change” in 2011 that Secretary of State Clinton championed and once saw as her crowning foreign policy achievement, even the basis for a “Clinton Doctrine,” reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fancied the…
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian gunman who carried out a deadly attack on a hotel last Friday trained in a jihadist camp in Libya last year, Tunisia's government said on Tuesday.
Officials say Saif Rezgui, shot dead after killing 38 in beach resort, was in Libya at same time as Bardo museum gunmen.
Michael Bay has shot his Benghazi movie, based on the Mitchell Zuckoff‘s book about the dual 2012 attacks on American compounds in Libya that took four American lives and created a political firestorm that continues to burn even after official inquiries have been handed down. Show More Summary
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian gunman who carried out the hotel attack last Friday that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, trained in a jihadist camp in Libya at the end of last year, Tunisian prime minister's spokesman Dafer Neji said on Tuesday.