That would never happen here

By: Monday April 4, 2011 1:30 am

The son succeeding the father without first winning an election, preposterous!


Why Do France and the UK Want Us to Help Them Help Libyan Rebels? 400,000 Refugees Probably Had a Lot to Do with It.

By: Saturday April 2, 2011 5:00 pm

When I first wrote about the Libyan uprising and the US’ role in helping the rebels, I wondered about the reasons that Britain and France might have for a) wanting to help the rebels militarily, and b) wanting the US to help with their efforts.

Turns out that I’d seriously underestimated the magnitude of the Libyan refugee crisis that Gaddafi’s crackdown created.

How Did the Bush Administration and the Village Get Duped by Gaddafi?

By: Sunday March 20, 2011 12:20 pm

Seems like only yesterday when Condi was playing footsie with Moammar in Tripoli, while Faux News covered her visit triumphantly.

Gaddafi Blames Al Qaeda While Regime Attacks Al Zawiya

By: Thursday February 24, 2011 12:43 pm

News from inside Libya remains chaotic. Gaddafi has phoned in a speech to Libyan television that repeated much of his earlier rant but added: “It is obvious now that this issue is run by al-Qaeda.”

Gaddafi to Speak? We’re Waiting.

By: Monday February 21, 2011 4:10 pm

Amid reports of at least 250 protesters killed today alone, scores of Libyan diplomats resigning and trying to distance themselves from Gaddafi and news that the airspace over Tripoli has been closed, making evacuations impossible, there are reports that Gaddafi is going to address the nation shortly – or possibly hold an interview according to [...]

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