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Libya


The death of a dictator and the death of an ambassador

George Friedman | 19 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Libya, Stratfor
If you wage war for moral ends, you are morally bound to manage the consequences.


Libya: victory, tragedy, legacy

Paul Rogers | 07 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, warfare
The Western military alliance thinks that its strategy has been vindicated. But a true accounting, including the ledger of arms companies, tells a different story.


Uncertain future in both Libya and Iraq

George Friedman | 26 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Middle East
Celebrations over the demise of Gadhafi are ignoring the obvious question of what comes next.


The war on terror drones on

Paul Rogers | 13 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, war on terror
The war in Libya has vindicated the use of special operations forces and unmanned planes.


Premature victory celebration

George Friedman | 30 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: International Criminal Court, Libya, Stratfor
Why was nearly every prediction about the war in Libya wrong?


Why is the war in Libya dragging on?

George Friedman | 13 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: justice, Libya, Stratfor
Because Gaddafi knows that he will be arrested by the International Criminal Court. Do the lives lost in the civil war put a shadow over the implacable pursuit of justice?


Libya: war or humanitarian intervention?

Mary Kaldor | 05 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: humanitarian crisis, Libya
Prospects for democracy in Libya depend on whether the rebels can mobilise support politically throughout the country. Will military intervention achieve that?


The Libyan War of 2011

George Friedman | 20 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, Stratfor
The early days will go extremely well but that alone will not make the war a success.


Libya and the limits of American power

Godfrey Hodgson | 10 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, Middle East, US foreign policy
At a time of straitened economic circumstances, what price is the United States willing to pay to ensure liberty abroad?


After Gaddafi, the greatest challenge

Alison Pargeter | 10 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Libya, nationhood
Historical regional differences will make it very hard for Libya to develop a sense of national identity.


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