As NATO continues its campaign against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces and to their attacks on Libyan civilians, Great Britain announced today it will send military officers to advise rebels fighters.
Intense fighting continues between rebels and Moammar Gadhafi’s forces as NATO nations met in Qatar to debate their next steps in Libya. Gwen Ifill discusses the NATO rift with the Institute for Policy Studies’ Emira Woods and the Brookings Institution’s Shadi Hamid.
Opulent religious rhetoric is once again employed to justify absurd military actions.
Coming to terms with NATO’s intervention in the Libyan civil war is a little like wresting a grizzly bear: big, hairy, and likely to make one pretty uncomfortable no matter where you grab a hold of it.
With the military intervention underway, our job now is to make sure it does not escalate into full-scale invasion, and to try to end it as soon as possible. And then to work as hard as we can to support the efforts to consolidate and expand the extraordinary accomplishments of the uprisings of the 2011 Arab Spring, in Libya and the rest of the region.
The attention to military engagement in Libya drowns out the call for negotiations, for accountability, and even for a ceasefire.
UN resolution goes far beyond no-fly zone to allow all necessary measures against Qaddafi.
With Libyan government forces advancing towards the rebel capital of Benghazi, the time for possible military intervention by the U.S. and its NATO or other allies appears to be running short.
Washington seeks to beat Europe to the punch on the sale of jets to Bulgaria.
Washington and other NATO states share concerns about recent Russian defense spending.
The United States outlasts the Soviets in Afghanistan. That counts for something, doesn’t it?
6,500 halted vehicles an indication of the power of veto Pakistan has over the war in Afghanistan.
Is control of its nuclear program what the United States and NATO ultimately want from Pakistan?
NATO’s new contingency plans might rile the Russians, but they might also allow for the removal of tactical nuclear weapons from Europe.
Fifteen years after the massacre at Srebrenica and the height of the Bosnian War, what has that conflict taught us?