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2011 Libyan Civil War

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  • City Lights: Teaching and learning from a Libyan friend

    I imagine she would still look the same. My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...
  • McManus: Will there be a Libya bounce for Obama?

    McManus: Will there be a Libya bounce for Obama?
    Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
  • Why is Newt better than Mitt?

    The anybody-but-Romney segment of the Republican party is the main reason one alternative candidate after another keeps rising to the fore, the latest being Newt Gingrich. This faction dislikes and distrusts Mitt because he has abandoned so many liberal...
  • Baltimore County school superintendent job draws about 40 candidates

    An Air Force squadron commander who grew up in Middle River and graduated from Baltimore County public schools is among those who have applied to be the school system's next superintendent. Timothy T. Tenne, 42, has no experience in education but said he...
  • Baltimorean taking up the Libyan rebel cause

    Baltimorean taking up the Libyan rebel cause
    As described by those who know him, Matthew VanDyke comes off as footloose and maybe a little feckless. He has worked sporadically, sometimes getting freelance writing or teaching gigs but more often traveling to the Middle East for months at a time...
  • Gadhafi's death: A validation of Obama's policy

    Gadhafi's death: A validation of Obama's policy
    The death of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi at the hands of the rebels who deposed him was the best possible outcome of the months-long civil war in that North African country. Had he remained at large, he could have been a symbol of resistance to the...
  • Gibbs praises old boss Obama on Libya, predicts re-election

    Gibbs praises old boss Obama on Libya, predicts re-election
    Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said today that President Barack Obama should be given a great deal of credit for the international effort in Libya that culminated in the death of former strongman Muammar Gaddafi.Gibbs, appearing in...
  • Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli

    Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli
    For the American sailors off Tripoli — five of them from Maryland — it was a suicide mission: Sail the small ship heavy with explosives in among the enemy fleet, set the blast to go off in 15 minutes, jump into lifeboats and get as far away as...
  • Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home

    Maryland man jailed in Libya returns home
    The Baltimore man who traveled to Libya in February at the start of a political uprising there said he was never in the country as a journalist but as a supporter of the revolutionaries. "I was supporting the revolution when I got captured. My mother...
  • McManus: Susan Rice, done in by the 'fiscal cliff'

    McManus: Susan Rice, done in by the 'fiscal cliff'
    It's no secret that Senate Republicans, led by John McCain, took aim at Susan Rice. The only question is, why? It wasn't primarily her views on foreign policy; Rice and McCain actually aren't that far apart on many issues. (They both pressed for U.S....
  • Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama

    Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser. The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...