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NATO is seeking an urgent exit strategy from Libya that will end the fighting and decide the future of embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi, even if that means letting him stay in the country though out of power, it emerged Tuesday after British and French foreign ministers met in London. [ABSTRACT]
The article looks at the U.S. involvement in the United Nations' plan to protect the citizens of Libya as rebel forces attempt to remove leader Muammar Qaddafi from power, focusing on the perceived goals of U.S. president Barack Obama. The author compares the involvement of the U.S. in Libya to its involvement in the affairs of other countries, including Egypt, Iraq, and Afghanistan.[ABSTRACT]
WAM Istanbul, Jul 16th, 2011 (WAM) -- The regional and international powers who met in Istanbul on Friday under the umbrella of the International Contact Group on Libya gave full recognition to the National Transitional Council (NTC) that represents the rebels [ABSTRACT]
The article discusses the uncertainties surrounding efforts to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. According to the author, the Western countries involved in the conflict have vague and differing goals for its outcome. It is suggested that intervention on behalf of Libyan civilians was necessary but that the conflict could be a long and costly one for the West. Topics discussed include U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, no-fly zones, and Libya's foreign minister Musa Kusa.
La France et le Président de la République, Nicolas Sarkozy, étaient en première ligne pour que la résolution de l'ONU visant a accepter une intervention armée en Libye soit votée. Cette prise de position pour l’avènement de la démocratie dans un pays arabe est une première pour l’hexagone et marque un changement radical de la diplomatie française.
It is too easily forgotten that warfare is not primarily a matter of law. Under international law, the UN Security Council blessed NATO’s Libya campaign without the necessary debates over its consequences
Libya has been ruled for decades as an unrelenting autocracy: there has been little space for political competition, despite Colonel Gaddafi's belief that such a system exemplified 'perfect governance'. The regime's rapid loss of control in the first half of 2011 is explained by the geography of power in Libya, which splits the country between east and west, and by the inability of such an autocratic regime to make concessions to popular demand. Can the new interim council in Benghazi wrench control from Tripoli or will Gaddafi be able to resist change, despite the determination of the international community?
Le CICR gagne progressivement accès aux régions de toute la Libye où le besoin d’aide humanitaire serait le plus pressant. Après avoir atteint le sud-ouest, le personnel du CICR est entré maintenant dans les montagnes du Djebel Nafoussa.
Royal Navy minehunter HMS Brocklesby was given a hero's welcome by friends and family yesterday as she returned to Portsmouth Naval Base after five months supporting operations against Libya from the Mediterranean.
Gerry Adams asked Edward Luck, the United Nations Special Advisor for the Responsibility to Protect, why the UN Security Council explicitly cited the principle in relation to what’s happening in that country.
Libyan rebel leader Mahmud Jibril has said he respects Germany's decision not to take part in military action in Libya, after a meeting in Berlin. He also appealed for supplies to help treat wounded rebel fighters.
The article looks at the U.S. involvement in the United Nations' plan to protect the citizens of Libya as rebel forces attempt to remove leader Muammar Qaddafi from power, focusing on the perceived goals of U.S. president Barack Obama. The author compares the involvement of the U.S. in Libya to its involvement in the affairs of other countries, including Egypt, Iraq, and Afghanistan..