Topic: Dan Murphy
Although Ambassador Crocker downplayed Tuesday's Kabul attack as 'not a very big deal,' they may have undermined US and Afghan assertions that Kabul's security situation is stable.
09/14/2011 09:21 am
Today's must reads include an interview with a mercenary in Timbuktu; Qaddafi's control of water pipelines; and how a US government policy to arm Mexican gangs may have backfired.
09/01/2011 08:30 am
Anti-Qaddafi militias have almost retaken Bin Jawad, the last major town east of Sirte, Muammar Qaddafi's hometown and last major stronghold. They insist they've learned from past mistakes.
08/28/2011 06:51 pm
How the rebels address immediate challenges – including regional and tribal divisions, as well as a thirst among some for revenge – will signal their ability to govern fairly in a new Libya.
08/26/2011 05:25 pm
The US is expected to call for Bashar al-Assad to step down and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will push for International Criminal Court action against the Syrian president.
08/18/2011 09:33 am
Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi appears to be running out of options as rebels close in on Tripoli, but an end to his regime could still be a long way off.
08/16/2011 09:52 am
Terrorism & Security Assassination of Libya's rebel military leader brings tribal divisions to forefront
The murky death of Gen. Abdul Fateh Younes, who led Libya's rebel forces, has called into question rebels' ability to transcend tribal divisions and their credibility to lead a democratic transition.
07/29/2011 09:50 am
British Foreign Secretary William Hague backed up Mustafa Abdul Jalil's comment yesterday that rebels would be willing to sign an agreement allowing Qaddafi to remain in Libya.
07/26/2011 09:33 am
In a sharp rebuke of the Assad regime, Secretary of State Clinton called the embassy attack a failed attempt to deflect attention from the brutal crackdown on protesters.
07/12/2011 09:54 am
The US appears desperate to keep troops in Iraq beyond this year's deadline. The Iraqis? Not so much.
07/06/2011 10:15 am