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Libyan Civil War (2011)

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  • Any international Syrian solution is tangled up in Russia

    PARIS -- International sentiment favoring foreign intervention in Syria's crisis can only have been strengthened by recent evidence of how divorced Syrian President Bashar al-Assad seems now to be from the reality of what is taking place in his country....
  • Arab outrage should come as no surprise

    PARIS -- "How could this happen?" Hillary Clinton demanded to be told, after the demonstrations and the attack upon the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. "How could this...
  • Arab Awakening and a failed European aeronautics merger

    PARIS -- It has been a bad week for American policymakers concerned with the Middle East (as for the Middle Easterners themselves), and it will be important to see what Mitt Romney and Barack Obama make of it in their second debate (which occurs after...
  • What does evacuation of Yemen say about American policy?

    PARIS -- The war against terror now being conducted from the White House, with the increasing use of drones, obviously is a self-perpetuating and self-enlarging undertaking that of its nature guarantees that the United States is the creator and...
  • On foreign policy, a consistently inconsistent president

    On foreign policy, a consistently inconsistent president
    In the wake of his dizzying reverses over chemical weapons in Syria, President Obama has been blasted as inconsistent, impulsive and amateurish in his conduct of foreign policy. But when you look at his actions rather than his words, there's more...
  • The vacillator in chief

    The vacillator in chief
    Observers and pundits of all stripes have not missed the unease with which President Barack Obama approaches his commander in chief duties. Indeed, Chicago-style "community activist" and "Commander of the United States Marine Corps" don't normally...
  • Obama's 'rookie' mistake on Syria

    It was one of the biggest surprises pulled off by any president. The entire nation tuned in on Saturday afternoon, August 31, to hear President Obama detail his plans to bomb Syria in retaliation for Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons. Instead,...
  • Obama, a less imperial president

     Obama, a less imperial president
    In the run-up to an attack on Syria, some disenchanted voters were thinking, "This wouldn't be happening if we had elected Barack Obama." On Saturday, they got a welcome surprise: They did elect Barack Obama.  That would be the Obama who opposed...
  • It'll take a military intervention to rescue Obama from himself

    Barack Obama's foreign-policy dream — cordial relations with a Middle East tranquilized by "smart diplomacy" — is in a death grapple with reality. His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity. He has a glutton's rather than a...
  • Keita wins Mali presidential election after rival concedes defeat

    Keita wins Mali presidential election after rival concedes defeat
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali's presidential election after his rival, Soumaila Cisse, conceded defeat late Monday. Cisse visited Keita at his home late Monday to congratulate him, later announcing he had done so on...
  • McManus: Inching closer to entanglement in Syria

    The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it. Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...