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War in Libya : Opinion Brief
A Libyan girl rallies in Benghazi last week: Rebels are gaining momentum against Moammar Gadhafi, after receiving weapons from France, and scoring Turkey's endorsement of the rebel Transitional National Council.

Is the endgame near in Libya?

Libya's rebels are closing in on Tripoli, celebrating a key endorsement from Turkey — and gaining major momentum against Moammar Gadhafi  

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Moreno-Ocampo discusses the arrest warrant issued for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, but some argue that the warrant won't help catch the despot.

The Gadhafi arrest warrant: Does it matter?

An international court indicts the Libyan leader, but it has no power to go out and catch him

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
President Obama speaks at a fundraiser in Miami: On Friday, the House offered him a "rare rebuke" by declining to officially authorize the war in Libya.

The House's 'surprising split decision' on Libya

First, Congress declines to back the president's war in Libya. Then, an hour later, they stopped short of defunding the mission. Huh?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Libyans called for a stronger NATO intervention in April: This week, Italy and France are sparring over a proposed suspension in the West's bombing campaign.

Is NATO splitting over Libya?

Italy says it's time to stop the fighting, revealing fractures in the Western coalition trying to oust Moammar Gadhafi

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and nine other congressmen have accused President Obama of breaking the law when he sent the U.S. into Libya without congressional consent.

Congressmen sue Obama over Libya: Can they succeed?

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is filing suit against the president, saying he broke the law by going to war in Libya without their permission

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Moammar Gadhafi seems to be betting that he can hold onto power until Western forces are exhausted and call it quits.

Can Gadhafi outlast NATO?

A top British officer warns that his Navy can't afford to continue the war much longer, suggesting that Libya's leader could possibly hang on until the coalition is exhausted

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Libyan rebels poised on a tank: NATO forces have reportedly been seen on the ground supporting anti-Gadhafi forces, a breach of the U.N. resolution.

Are NATO troops already on the ground in Libya?

Journalists spot Westerners with guns behind rebel lines. Has an air campaign to protect civilians become a ground war to topple Moammar Gadhafi?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
South African President Jacob Zuma greets Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Monday, before a meeting in which Zuma tried to broker a peace deal.

Can Jacob Zuma broker a peace deal in Libya?

The South African president visited Tripoli Monday to try and negotiate an end to Libya's civil war. Can he talk Moammar Gadhafi into a ceasefire?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Libya rebels cheer as they fire rockets at government troops: NATO has upped its air strikes against Moammar Gadhafi's army.

Will heavier airstrikes turn the tide in Libya?

NATO is escalating its campaign against Moammar Gadhafi, in the hope that more air power will push the rebels to victory

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, who was last seen in a video released May 11, has so far dodged NATO airstrikes, while his wife and daughter have reportedly fled to Tunisia.

Can Moammar Gadhafi keep hiding from NATO?

Libya's embattled ruler has stayed one step ahead of the international coalition's airstrikes, but he may not be able to hold on much longer

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Moammar Gadhafi appears on state TV on Wednesday: Earlier this week, NATO officials said they were no longer certain that he was alive.

Moammar Gadhafi's televised resurrection

Libya's leader quashes rumors of his demise by making the first TV appearance since a NATO airstrike killed one of his sons

 
War in Libya : By the numbers
Libyans walk through a refugee camp near Tunisia: 746,000 Libyans have fled their war-torn country, even as it threatens to become more dangerous to leave than to stay.

Libya's 'devastating' refugee crisis: By the numbers

Nearly 750,000 people have fled Libya by land and sea, braving dangerous routes and facing a hostile welcome if they reach foreign shores

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Young Gadhafi supporters hold pictures of Saif Al-Arab Gadhafi, the sixth son of the Libyan leader, who was allegedly killed by a NATO air strike over the weekend.

Will NATO regret killing Gadhafi's son?

The Libyan government says Saif al-Arab Gadhafi died in an airstrike on his Tripoli home. If their claims are true, was this a tactical mistake?

 
War in Libya : Slideshow
Moammar Gadhafi's tenure as Libya's leader might be reaching an end, but the African despot will leave an indelible mark on political fashion.

The many looks of Moammar Gadhafi, fashion icon

Even as Libya's internecine conflict rages, reports surface that the African despot is lobbying for a fashion retrospective in New York

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
On April 14, Moammar Gadhafi apparently drove around Tripoli in an open-top vehicle while NATO bombed the Libyan capital.

Should NATO assassinate Gadhafi?

Sen. John McCain and other Western officials say the allied air campaign in Libya should target the embattled despot

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) visited Libya's rebel opposition leadership, just as the U.S. began deploying Predator drones targeting Gadhafi forces.

U.S. drones in Libya: 'A new kind of mission creep'?

America sends armed, unmanned aircraft to join the NATO-led assault on Moammar Gadhafi. Is the U.S. wading deeper into the conflict?

 
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