May 22, 2014

Don't Let the Islamists Win in Libya

Benny Avni, New York Post

The Associated Press

Three years after the US military helped oust the oppressive Khadafy regime at the height of the “spring,” few in the region are crying out for liberal democracy

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TAGGED: Libya, Islamists


May 21, 2014
Learn from the Libyan Disaster
Gulf News
Let the Libya experience be a lesson for other such conflicts in the region. Arming a civilian population without a concrete plan for disarmament is a recipe for a protracted conflict that has no end in sight. more ››
May 20, 2014
Libya's Slide into Chaos
The Daily Star
The chaotic situation in Libya shows no signs of improving in the near future, and one of the few certainties is the drift and paralysis that have overtaken a country blessed with huge natural resource wealth. more ››
May 16, 2014
Libya: Failure Disguised as Success
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, National Post
In sum, NATO’s intervention appears to have been a strategic mistake. The situation that NATO’s intervention left behind in Libya has cost further lives in Mali, Egypt, Algeria and possibly Tunisia. As to our desire... more ››
May 9, 2014
He's Made It Worse: Obama's Middle East
Abe Greenwald, Commentary
What have we gotten in return for our more humble posture in the Middle East? The answer, as a case-by-case examination of the most important examples reveals, is this: a new age of great peril. Under Barack Obama’s... more ››