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Libyan Civil War (2011)

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  • Monday morning talkers: Reporter locked in closet, the dancing mayor and shocking "Kill Team" photos

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National • Shocking: Rolling Stone...
  • Robert Gates and our 'interest' in Libya

    Robert Gates is generally a hard-headed realist when it comes to international affairs. Realism dictates that you don't use military force except when important national interests are at stake. But as President Obama's defense secretary, he has the duty...
  • Obama had to navigate a difficult path in defending Libya strikes

    Obama had to navigate a difficult path in defending Libya strikes
    In his remarks to the nation Monday, President Obama needed to navigate a narrow, thorny path in explaining the United States' involvement in Libya's internal strife. He had to persuade a somewhat skeptical American public that intervention was in the...
  • Increased NATO Strikes Help Rebels Beat Misrata Assault

    Increased NATO Strikes Help Rebels Beat Misrata Assault
    Libyan rebels beat off a new assault by Muammar Gaddafi's forces on the besieged western city of Misrata, losing as many as 30 fighters but helped by more intense NATO air strikes. As fighting raged on for the coastal town, where conditions are said to...
  • 'Restrepo' filmmaker reported killed in Libya

    'Restrepo' filmmaker reported killed in Libya
    Oscar-nominated filmmaker and photographer Tim Hetherington and Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist Chris Hondros were killed in Libya. Two photographers working with them were injured. Hetherington and the others were in the city of Misrata while...
  • Mission creep in Libya, whether Obama wants it or not

    Mission creep in Libya, whether Obama wants it or not
    How are Americans to reconcile the Barack Obama who says Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi must go with the one who drags his heels on providing the military means to achieve his departure? The president's schizophrenia on the Libya crisis has been...
  • What had to be done

    What had to be done
    Ten years, two wars, and countless false starts and wrong turns after the most terrible criminal act ever committed on American soil, the man responsible for nearly 3,000 deaths on Sept. 11, 2001, has been killed. It is unlikely that ever before in...
  • Sherman wants Kadafi to pay U.S. costs

    As the nation prepares to honor its veterans Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants the military to look out for today’s combat troops by monitoring nearly 80 large burn pits near U.S. bases in Afghanistan and Iraq. On Wednesday, the House of...
  • Mosques in all shapes and colors

    Mosques in all shapes and colors
    I had to share this gallery of stunning Islamic architecture at The Most Beautiful Mosques in the World, part of Bridges TV. The gallery has the familiar Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. But it also has the turquoise Qol...
  • 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...
  • Behind judging First Amendment essay winners

    Behind judging First Amendment essay winners
    After hearing and meeting some of the essay and art contest winners at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2011 Jerold S. Solovy Award Dinner, I left feeling inspired by the thoughtfulness and maturity of these young people. Part of Trib Nation's...