Libya an Obstacle on Tunisia’s Path to Stability
In an interview, Tunisian foreign minister says Western-led action in Libya in 2011 was reckless.
The West Is Letting Libya Tear Itself Apart
Calling for elections in the absence of stable institutions while competing for diplomatic and economic influence won’t rebuild the country — it will destroy it.
Kim Won’t Be Duped Like Qaddafi
Washington's Libya model for nuclear negotiations is an illustration of why nuclear weapons are necessary.
Here’s What to Expect Now That Trump Has Withdrawn From the Iran Nuclear Deal
The United States will be worse off once the smoke clears.
Pompeo Has Been Undermining the State Department Since the Benghazi Investigation
Trump's nominee for secretary of state must answer for the false claims and recycled conspiracies he propagated.
Strongmen Are Weaker Than They Look
Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
Europe’s Sanctions-Blocking Threats Are Empty
When it comes to Iran sanctions, the EU must satisfy Trump’s demands. Access to the U.S. financial system hangs in the balance.
Europe Is Shocked — Shocked — By Libya’s Slave Markets
The continent is finally admitting what it has known all along: that its migration policies are complicit in crimes against humanity.
The Caliphate Is Destroyed, But the Islamic State Lives On
Why the United States can’t be complacent about undermining the remnants of the terrorist group.
Can Libya Be Put Back Together?
Six years after the fall of Qaddafi, Libya still teeters on the edge of chaos. Here’s why that matters.
Nearly There, but Never Further Away
Europe has outsourced the dirty work of border control to Libyan militias. In doing so, it has turned African migrants into commodities to be captured, sold, and traded like slaves.
The Savior’s Dilemma
Are naval search-and-rescue operations saving migrants’ lives — or just encouraging them to take greater risks?
All for Nothing
Migrants who fail to reach Europe face humiliation, isolation, and impoverishment at home.
Inside Putin’s Libyan Power Play
The Kremlin is trying to prove it can succeed where Washington failed in ending the country's slide into chaos.
Why Did Several Arab Countries Suddenly Cut Ties With Qatar?
On the heels of Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, that country and others cut Gulf ties.
Could Italy Get Trump to Care About Fixing Libya?
Paolo Gentiloni's visit to Washington provides an opportunity for Donald Trump to heed an ally's advice.
Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya
The Trump administration’s torpedoing of a former Palestinian prime minister as U.N. envoy to Libya may have boomeranged on the White House.
SitRep: Sources: Pentagon’s New Look at Yemen Effort; Mattis’ Letter to White House; Generals Want More in Somalia
Mosul Air Strike Blowback; U.S. Troops Blend into Mosul Fight; NATO Worried about Russia in Libya as U.S. Keeps Troops There; And Lots More
Libya Can’t Save Itself
As fighting heats up between rival armed groups and Russia increases its involvement, a power vacuum threatens to tear the country apart.