Tag: Libya

Andrew J. Bacevich: Writing a Blank Check on War for the President

April 2016

How the United States Became a Prisoner of War and Congress Went MIA.

Bob Dreyfuss: A Field Guide to Losing Friends, Influencing No One, and Alienating the Middle East

November 2013

Don’t think for a second that Washington’s ineffectiveness stops with the ongoing Syrian fiasco.

Tom Engelhardt: Why Washington Can’t Stop

October 2013

The coming era of tiny wars and micro-conflicts.

Richard Falk: Post-Intervention Libya—A Militia State

October 2013

The trouble in Libya and how we helped it happen.

Rebuilding Libya

August 2013

The formerly blacklisted writer talks about censorship under the Gadhafi regime, seeking asylum in Ireland, and why culture in Tripoli is now “as important as food and water.”

My Uncle’s Paradise

July 2013

A Libyan-American returns to make sense of the country after Gadhafi’s fall.

Nick Turse: The Terror Diaspora

June 2013

The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.

Jen Marlowe: Terror and Teargas on the Streets of Bahrain

September 2012

Protests in Bahrain have been largely ignored in Western media, but they shouldn't be.

Capturing Tripoli

March 2012 One year after the UN approval of a no-fly zone over Libya, Award-winning photojournalist and war correspondent Medyan Dairieh discusses life on the frontline.

Libya’s Reluctant Spokesman

October 2011 On the occasion of his second novel, Libyan author Hisham Matar discusses the effect of totalitarianism on personal lives, what makes the novel a great art form, and the Arab Spring.