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Moammar Gadhafi


A hollow victory: The slow unraveling of Libya

There’s been a months-long string of horrifying stories coming out of Libya that seems to merit mostly shrugs. Joshua Foust asks: What is going on?


Photos: The death of Gadhafi

Libyans celebrate the death of Moammar Gadhafi.


Dramatic video claims to show Moammar Gadhafi in final moments before death in Libya

Libyan opposition bloggers posted what they claimed was footage of Moammar Gadhafi in his last moments before dying Thursday. The implications of his death were far-reaching.


Libya updates: Gadhafi vows ‘martyrdom’ as rebels storm his compound in Tripoli

The mystery surrounding Moammar Gadhafi’s whereabouts continued to complicate the Libyan conflict’s endgame. As rebels stormed his compound in Tripoli, the elusive autocrat was nowhere to be found.


Clashes continue in Tripoli, as Western officials say Gadhafi regime is ‘crumbling’

Opposition forces made quick inroads into the capital Sunday, cheered on by celebrating residents. One of Moammar Gadhafi’s sons was captured; the status of the autocrat himself was unclear.


Excuse me, I’m having a Macbeth moment

What might Macbeth’s sleepless nights be like, tormented by fears and prophecies? An interactive theater experience will help us find out, though it seems we already know.


Republican rift on foreign policy widens as Pawlenty criticizes ‘isolationist’ rivals

The Republican party is deeply split on America’s wars, and that rift widened Tuesday as Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty criticized his rivals for appealing to “isolationist sentiments.”


No end game in sight for Libyan conflict

Rather than playing games in Congress about the constitutionality or relevance of a law he’s choosing to ignore, President Obama must articulate his strategy for ending the war in Libya, writes Joshua Foust.


  Jeffrey Gettleman on the prospects for peace and stability in East Africa

The New York Times East Africa bureau chief talks about how Africans view Moammar Gadhafi, and the chance for a successful transition of power in Africa’s newest country, South Sudan.

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