In the past 24 hours, Libya’s rebels have made stunning territorial gains. But Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s stronghold of Sirte won't be so easy to take.
03/27/2011 01:07 pm
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They acknowledge that Western airstrikes on Libya were crucial to turning the tide in the eastern city. But even with such support, how far they can advance toward Tripoli is uncertain.
03/26/2011 06:19 pm
Until now, President Obama has been reluctant to make a major speech on Libya. Now, he's scheduled to speak on the Libya mission Monday, previewed in his Saturday radio address.
03/26/2011 02:14 pm
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, with his claims of total popular support and theatrical displays at bombing sites, treads a fine line between rhetoric and reality.
03/25/2011 07:49 pm
French President Sarkozy has been at odds with most European leaders on the question of what leadership role NATO should have in Libya.
03/25/2011 07:36 pm
The US stock market gained for the week, with the Dow up 3 percent. Investors are regaining confidence in stocks despite developments in Japan, Libya, and Europe.
03/25/2011 05:44 pm
Roughly 100 people were injured in Amman protests as Jordan – perhaps emboldened by the lack of retribution suffered by other US allies – became the latest Arab country to crack down hard.
03/25/2011 04:42 pm
This week, debt felled another European leader as Portugal's prime minister resigned. But the euro currency did not tumble. That's a sign that Europe is finally getting on top of its debt crisis.
03/25/2011 04:35 pm
The coalition of nations working to enforce the Libya no-fly zone are finding it difficult to balance their different political, military, and social concerns for the future of Libya.
03/25/2011 04:09 pm