Topic: Mustafa Abdel Jalil
In Libya's transition from dictator to democracy, the international community should learn from its experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Bosnia. The West should watch out for picking favorite leaders and should use leverage to push Libya toward inclusive politics and a viable oil industry.
09/27/2011 12:50 pm
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British premier David Cameron secured crucial NATO backing of the rebels. Now they want to help the new Libya become a model for other Arab nations.
09/15/2011 01:12 pm
An Amnesty International report released today said Libyan rebels 'committed abuses' amounting to 'war crimes,' raising fresh concerns about post-conflict justice in Libya.
09/13/2011 06:28 pm
NTC chairman Mahmoud Jalil called on Libya's rebels to overcome the friction, tribalism, and political squabbling that has marred rebel leadership at a critical time of transition.
09/12/2011 06:53 pm
The fight for Bani Walid – a stronghold of former leader Muammar Qaddafi – is a critical step in the complete 'liberation' of Libya from Qaddafi's rule.
09/11/2011 12:44 pm
NATO's mandate in Libya is to protect civilians, and with rebels now promising to attack cities loyal to Qaddafi, the alliance could be called on to protect civilians there. It is one complication that has NATO pressing for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
08/31/2011 05:06 pm
Western rebels say they won't accept a government run by the National Transitional Council's chairman, who is from the east and has yet to be seen in Tripoli since rebels seized the capital.
08/29/2011 05:27 pm
Libyan rebels say that they are preparing to wipe out the last few pockets of Qaddafi loyalists in the city, but a swift victory is not certain – raising concerns about an insurgency.
08/25/2011 09:51 am
Libya rebel leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil also said that the National Transitional Council would allow Qaddafi safe passage into exile if he relinquished power.
08/24/2011 01:13 pm
Libya's rebel council is meeting with international officials in Qatar today to arrange $2.5 billion in funding for an interim government.
08/24/2011 11:37 am