U.S. Officials Debate Expanding the War Against the Islamic State

A U.S.-led coalition is grappling over how to fight the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed allies in Libya and beyond without taking its eyes off Iraq and Syria.

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Film Depicting Prophet Mohammed That Sparked 2012 Riots Can Go Back Online

A federal court ruled Google can post a video that caused anti-U.S. riots in 2012. Whether the tech giant does remains to be seen.


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The View From Libya, Ground Zero in the Migrant Crisis

An epidemic of human smuggling is adding to the woes of a country that already has more problems than it can handle.


These 56 People Have a Chance to Save Libya

Amid a brutal civil war, there’s still one institution that can turn things around.


In Libya, the Tantalizing Promise of a Unity Government

Yesterday, on March 25, the international peace process aimed at ending Libya’s civil war concluded its latest round of talks in Morocco on schedule. Both ...


Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 9, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Jason Pack and Mattia Toaldo call for the West to stop picking sides ...

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