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War in Libya : Instant Guide
Moammar Gadhafi's second son, Saif, reportedly contributed millions to Haiti's relief effort, but is more commonly known as a hard-partying womanizer.

The 'Libyan soap opera' of the Gadhafi family

As the Libyan leader clings to power, WikiLeaks reveals the opulent parties, abusive habits, and eccentric foibles of his children

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
"I have the money and arms to fight for a long time," Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has reportedly said.

Will Gadhafi sabotage Libya's oil industry?

New reports say the Libyan strongman may blow up oil fields and cut off pipelines to the Mediterranean before relinquishing power. Would he go that far?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Obama's critics say his handling of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi's violent crackdown has been both weak and embarrassing.

Is Obama being too soft on Gadhafi?

President Obama is facing pressure to offer more help to the Libyan protesters under attack from Moammar Gadhafi's forces. Is the president abdicating his responsibility?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
As protests sweep his North African nation, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has defiantly said he'll do whatever it takes to prolong his 41-year reign.

Will Gadhafi ever give up?

Libya's notorious strongman says he'll die before giving in to pro-democracy protesters. Is there any chance he'll leave?

 
War in Libya : The List
Crude oil traders in New York scramble as oil prices leap to their highest levels since September 2008 in response to the unrest in Libya.

Libya's implosion: Oil panic and 3 other repercussions

As Libya revolts, Moammar Gadhafi's fate isn't the only thing hanging in the balance. Here are four critical ways the rest of us might feel the turmoil

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Though Libyan protesters have reportedly been gunned down by government forces, the country's leader Moammar Gadhafi claimed that he has yet to call for violence.

Gadhafi's defiant, 'rambling' speech

The Libyan dictator has taken to state television to fulminate murkily on his country's ills. Did he buy himself any time?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Protesters in Turkey (pictured) and Egypt, among other countries, are staging anti-government protests in support of Libyan demonstrators.

Violence in Libya: Should the world intervene?

Forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi's regime have reportedly killed scores of protesters. What, if anything, should the U.S. and other foreign powers do to stop the violence?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Moammar Gadhafi is struggling to hang onto power in Libya. Here, anti-government protesters rally outside the Libyan embassy in London.

Is Libya on the brink of civil war?

Moammar Gadhafi's son promised a "fierce civil war" if Libya's unrest isn't quelled soon. Is that a real possibility, or an empty threat from an imperiled regime?

 
War in Libya : Opinion Brief
Longtime Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi could be next on the chopping block, as Libya becomes the latest Middle Eastern nation consumed by uprising.

Libya: Can Gadhafi survive?

The wave of protests sweeping the Arab world reaches Libya, where Moammar Gadhafi has ruled for 41 years. Commentators wonder if he'll be the next to fall

 
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