Ambassador Stevens

The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up

On June 6 of this year, a bomb planted at the U.S. compound in Benghazi ripped a 12-foot-w...


General Augusto Pinochet

Clemency for Tyrants

Vengeance is always shortsighted, and Egypt these days needs spectacles. The New Egypt (w...


The Tyrant and the Rebels

Once there was a ruler who held his vast land together with an iron fist. For decades the ...


Obama’s Imperial Presidency

It looks as if Washington has fallen into another trap with Obama’s move on Libya. Y...


Muammar al-Gaddafi, 1969.

Entertaining Mr. Gaddafi

Mention of Libya always makes me think of Joe Orton, I’m sorry to say. Does anyone...


Obama’s War

In ordering air and naval strikes on a country that neither threatened nor attacked the Un...


Antaeus by William Blake

Hercules in the Desert

Antaeus was a Libyan giant whose strength appeared invincible. One day he challenged the m...