Browsing Tag Libya

Video: Libyan Minders Bundle Off Protester In Front of Shocked Journos

With Gaddafi’s goons preventing foreign journos from leaving Tripoli’s Rixos Hotel to freely cover the unrest, one opponent of the regime did something extremely brave. A distraught woman identifying...

March 26, 2011 23:00 By :

Gadaffi, MSM, Can’t Find Civilian Casualties

Col. Gadaffi’s says Western airstrikes on Libya are killing lots of civilians. Robert Gates calls Gadaffi a liar. As David Wood explains, it can be difficult for coalition pilots to discern between...

March 24, 2011 9:52 By :

Credit for Not Hitting Libyan Civilians?

Sky News reports that an RAF mission to hit Libyan targets was aborted: The Ministry of Defence said Sunday night’s planned attack was called off as Tornado jets neared their undisclosed target. Strategic...

March 21, 2011 14:19 By :

3 Reasons I Like Gaddafi’s Latest Rant

You know hell’s freezing over when Gaddafi compares himself to Israel: “Even the Israelis in Gaza, when they moved into the Gaza strip, they moved in with tanks to fight such extremists. It’s...

March 7, 2011 21:28 By :

No Israelis Expelled Over New Passport Forgery

A team of British SAS soldiers and diplomats were caught by Libyan rebels carrying explosives and fake passports in a badly bungled first-contact mission. I’m sure the fake passports were high quality...

March 7, 2011 7:43 By :

Top 5 Arguments Against Israeli Apartheid Week

With the arrival of March comes the ever-popular Israeli Apartheid Week on many college campuses. But with the Arab world engulfed in mass protest against tyranny from within, one might expect organizers...

March 3, 2011 8:41 By :

Tough Times for the Arab Lobby in Washington

Lobbying firms representing autocratic Arab regimes in Washington are having a tough time. For years, they have been one of the most formidable lobbying forces in town: the elite band of former members...

March 2, 2011 13:51 By :

Mideast Revolutions Spread: More Hypocrisy Exposed

The situation in Libya continues to further expose the hypocrisy of some of Israel’s detractors.

March 1, 2011 16:58 By :

Sanctions: The People’s Choice?

If only the NY Times‘s logic would be applied to stronger measures against Iran: We were disappointed to hear Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey — the Muslim world’s leading democracy...

March 1, 2011 14:21 By :

The 3 Dumbest Things Written by Intellectuals Visiting Libya

I just gave a thumbs-up to Martin Kramer‘s list of the dumbest things written by Western intellectuals who did junkets to Libya. • 3d place: The shores of Tripoli by Stephen Walt http://goo.gl/pkzZu:...

March 1, 2011 12:37 By :