Politics

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...

Politics

General Augusto Pinochet

Clemency for Tyrants

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

Politics

The Tyrant and the Rebels

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

Politics

Obama’s Imperial Presidency

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

Libya

Muammar al-Gaddafi, 1969.

Entertaining Mr. Gaddafi

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

Politics

Obama’s War

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

Libya

Antaeus by William Blake

Hercules in the Desert

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