As rebels assume more control of Libya, U.S. media coverage seems to be moving away from its initial criticism of the international military effort. But back in June, the House of Representatives voted by a wide margin against authorizing continued military operations in Libya.
As opposition forces assume more control of Libya, U.S. politicians and pundits are scrambling to take credit and place blame. One area that's been unresolved is whether America's involvement in the NATO air campaign has set a precedent for future military intervention.
Rebels on Tuesday stormed Moammar Gadhafi's fortress-like compound in Tripoli Tuesday after an all-day battle against forces loyal to the longtime leader.The sprawling complex, heavily damaged by NATO airstrikes, is the most defining symbol of Gadhafi's nearly 42-year rule and its fall, a day after
In flowing brown Bedouin robes and black beret, hailed as the "king of kings of Africa," the aging dictator swept up onto the global stage, center front at the United Nations, and delivered an angry, wandering, at times incoherent diatribe against all he detested in the world.In that first and only
Syria bolstered security around the U.S. embassy in Damascus after Monday’s attack by a pro-government mob on the compound drew worldwide rebuke. After weeks of restrained U.S. reaction to Syria’s brutal crackdown on democracy protestors, diplomatic exchanges between the countries are now tense.