Trump’s Support for Haftar Won’t Help Libya
The United States should be working to help negotiate peace rather than fanning the flames of another failed war.
Who Controls Libya’s Airports Controls Libya
The battle for control over critical infrastructure shows who might win the civil war.
Khalifa Haftar’s Miscalculated Attack on Tripoli Will Cost Him Dearly
The Libyan general was poised to rise to power. Now his unnecessary assault on the capital is alienating key international backers and potential local allies.
While You Weren’t Looking, General Haftar Has Been Taking Over Libya
Despite the drawn-out political instability plaguing the country, a negotiated rise to power for Haftar is not the answer.
The Arab Spring Is Not Over Yet
Major protests in Algeria and Sudan show that the spirit of 2011 lives on.
Canada’s Golden Boy Loses His Shine
Damning testimony on a corporate scandal leaves Trudeau's future shaky.
Why Jim Webb Might Be Trump’s Ideal Secretary of Defense
His many controversial comments often align with the president’s views.
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Here’s What to Expect Now That Trump Has Withdrawn From the Iran Nuclear Deal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?