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Latest Libya Items
President Obama's top national security aide will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this week, the White House said Sunday, as popular unrest continues to unsettle the region.
And lots of them. Americans are not the only ones keenly interested in the words "money" and "dollars" this week
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair cautioned the international community against taking Col. Moammar Gadhafi lightly, as a delegation of African leaders arrived in Tripoli to try to start peace talks between the Libyan dictator and anti-government rebels.
Libyan government troops shelled rebels' main front-line outpost and advanced in guerrilla-style units Saturday, killing at least three opposition fighters in what appeared to be their most serious push into the heart of rebel territory since international airstrikes began.
When the intervention in Libya began, President Obama insisted no American ground forces would be involved. On Thursday, the U.S. Africa Command combatant commander speculated that troops may be needed, even if he considered it a bad idea.
NATO is showing some strains after nine days in charge of the allied military operation in Libya.
Rebel fighters claimed that NATO airstrikes blasted their forces Thursday in another apparent mistake that sharply escalated anger about the military alliance's efforts to cripple Libyan forces. At least five rebels were killed and more than 20 injured, a doctor said.
While revolutions and protest movements are exploding in a region of the world short on American allies, our government appears entirely unprepared for what to do after decades-old governments fall. A transfer of power from a dictator to an Islamic hardliner is not only dangerous for the United States and our allies, it is detrimental to the freedom many brave protesters seek to experience.
Pounded by Moammar Gadhafi's forces for nearly 50 days, the largest rebel-held city in western Libya has become a symbol, a coveted prize in a civil war gripped in a bloody stalemate.