The War in Libya
By Bill Van Auken, December 21, 2012
The disciplining of four State Department officials and the report issued by the inquiry into the attack on US facilities in Benghazi, Libya amount to an official coverup of the real issues involved.
By Patrick Martin, November 24, 2012
Their purpose was to conceal the connections between the US intelligence apparatus and gunmen linked to Al Qaeda.
By Bill Van Auken, October 17, 2012
The White House is considering drone strikes and Special Forces raids in retaliation for the fatal September 11 attack on US facilities in Benghazi, Libya.
By Bill Van Auken, October 12, 2012
Last month’s fatal attack on the US consulate in Benghazi has emerged as an issue in the US elections, with both parties avoiding the essential political questions raised by the incident.
By Antoine Lerougetel, October 10, 2012
Libyan officials are alleging that former French President Nicolas Sarkozy ordered the assassination of Gaddafi.
By Alex Lantier, September 18, 2012
Protests that began one week ago at US embassies in Egypt and Libya against an anti-Islamic YouTube video are rapidly spreading throughout the Muslim world.
By Bill Van Auken, September 13, 2012
The killing of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other US personnel in the storming of the US consulate in Benghazi is by all appearances a case of the chickens coming home to roost.
By Alex Lantier, July 31, 2012
Beginning his week-long Middle East tour yesterday, Panetta called for regime change in Syria and threatened Iran with sanctions and war.
By Jean Shaoul, June 7, 2012
Libya’s ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has postponed elections scheduled for June 19 amid continuing militia clashes, kidnappings and arrests.
By Robert Stevens, April 27, 2012
Information published by the Sunday Times has revealed how the Labour government of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown facilitated the deportation and torture of opponents of the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi.
By Martin Kreickenbaum, April 9, 2012
NATO bears a high degree of responsibility for the deaths of 63 refugees, who died of thirst last spring in the Mediterranean as they travelled from Libya to Italy.
By Bill Van Auken, March 8, 2012
Following a declaration of autonomy by tribal and militia leaders in oil-rich eastern Libya, the head of the National Transitional Council threatened the use of force to prevent the country’s partition.