This is just hopelessly lazy: To understand the roots of the crisis in Libya, after all, would mean examining how, for years, the United States helped Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi and other Arab leaders ho
Was on the Alyona Show last night with Ali Gharib. I had lighting issues.
Interesting WaPo piece on the future of the Libyan Army: “Creating a new army is not going to be by an official statement or resolution. It has to come after a negotiation,” said Anis Sharif, a sp
Scott Horton has an interesting essay at Foreign Policy discussing the domestic and international impact of the intervention in Libya. The domestic side is mostly right; the international side, not so
My WPR column this week builds on Sunday’s Libya post: One of the crucial military questions that emerged from the campaign involves the effectiveness of airpower. With one long ground war windi
Via Ares, a very interesting breakdown of strike sorties over Libya. The US had a very high percentage of the early strike sorties, but as you can see that has dropped dramatically, with the French
As the Libyan rebels seem finally to be making some tortuously slow military progress, the political front threatens to fall apart: Rebel leaders dissolved their own cabinet on Monday, in an effort
It’s important to read this: NATO commanders requested the sophisticated surveillance aircraft after concluding that they were running out of military targets in Libya after four months of bombi