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‘A Ground Invasion of the Capital Is Imminent’

All-out war is coming to Libya, as rebel militias and a government-in-hiding begin a battle for control of the country.

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014 To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Iyad el-Baghdadi argues ...

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In Libya, They Come After You on Facebook

How the yearning for security is trumping the dream of democracy.

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Those Who Forgot the Past Were Bound to Repeat it

For decades, the CIA has known and acknowledged that torture doesn't work. Yet that's what it sought in the aftermath of 9/11.

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Libya’s Last Glimpse of Hope

Libya is in a sorry state. Fighting continues at the extremist-controlled international airport in Tripoli, which the Libyan air force attacked last week. City centers ...

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