Libya’s Col Muammar Gaddafi is dead, but his shadow and the decades of his iron rule have not quite departed to the other side.
Libya Gaddafi death anniversary: Unfinished business
The checkpoint outside Misrata on the Tripoli road is more like an international border than the boundary of a city.
Security Sector Transformation in the Arab Awakening
Countries transitioning to democracy must change old models of organizing the police, armed services, and intelligence services, which typically were characterized by mistreatment of the public, for models that stress transparency, accountability, and citizen involvement. Yet each new government in the Middle East and North Africa must tailor its reforms …
Has Libya bucked the Islamist trend?
It is difficult to sum up the alliance of parties that has done so well in Libya’s first elections since the overthrow of Col Muammar Gaddafi.
ICC seeks info on Kadhafi son
The International Criminal Court (ICC) asked Libya to disclose by Tuesday (January 10th) certain details regarding the legal status of Seif al-Islam al-Kadhafi, Al Jazeera reported.
Holding Libya Together: Security Challenges after Qadhafi
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS As the recent upsurge of violence dramatically illustrates, the militias that were decisive in ousting Qadhafi’s regime are becoming a significant problem now that it is gone. Their number is a mystery: 100 according to some; three times that others say.
Libya conflict: Who’s who in the international coalition
As the coalition military operation in Libya continues, the United States seems to be inching closer to taking a smaller role in the effort. The Post’s Scott Wilson and Karen DeYoung reported that the U.S. is close to “turning over command of the military operation in Libya, with key NATO …