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  • Obama's Mideast airstrike refrain: 'And then what?'

    Obama's Mideast airstrike refrain: 'And then what?'
    Last fall, as President Obama weighed airstrikes against Syria, deliberations followed a clear pattern: The president solicited scores of options, planners returned with possibilities, and, according to people involved, Obama would reply with the same...
  • Sending U.S. soldiers back to Iraq

     Sending U.S. soldiers back to Iraq
    Most days an announcement that the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to noncombat duty in some far-off land wouldn't get much media mention or public attention. Small deployments happen with some frequency, and many Americans never get past the...
  • Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence

    Libyans vote in parliamentary elections amid ongoing violence
    Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive in the turmoil-weary North African nation. Libya in recent weeks has been roiled by some of its worst fighting since the 2011...
  • It's too late, Mr. Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry thinks Iraq can be saved with a new prime minister to take the place of Nouri al-Maliki. The new one would make friends with the alienated and hostile Sunni citizens that make up some 40 percent of the country's population,...
  • U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale
    A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....
  • Prominent female activist killed in Libya

    Prominent female activist killed in Libya
    A prominent Libyan activist who had become an international face of her strife-torn country's efforts to build a democracy was assassinated by gunmen who stormed her home in the restive eastern city of Benghazi shortly after casting her ballot in the...
  • Líder egipcio Sisi pide ayuda a EEUU para luchar contra el terrorismo

    Líder egipcio Sisi pide ayuda a EEUU para luchar contra el terrorismo
    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, el general que depuso al presidente islamista electo de Egipto y que se encamina a convertirse en el nuevo jefe de Estado del país, pidió a Estados Unidos que le ayude a luchar contra el terrorismo yihadista para evitar que haya un...
  • Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya

    Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya
    Rival armed groups battled Friday with warplanes and antiaircraft guns in the eastern city of Benghazi in the latest outbreak of militia-linked chaos in energy-rich Libya. Fighters from a faction led by a retired general used aircraft bearing military...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament

    Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...
  • Libyan Interior Ministry backs anti-Islamist rogue ex-general

    Libyan Interior Ministry backs anti-Islamist rogue ex-general
    Libya’s Interior Ministry announced Wednesday it was throwing its support behind Khalifa Haftar, a former army general who last week launched an unauthorized armed offensive against Islamist militias and their political allies. The tumult in the...
  • Jordan envoy freed by Libyan militia after handover of jailed militant

    Jordan envoy freed by Libyan militia after handover of jailed militant
    Jordan’s ambassador to Libya, abducted by gunmen nearly a month ago in the Libyan capital, arrived safely home in Amman on Tuesday. But the case raised troubling questions about the Libyan government’s ability to resist the demands of armed...