Can the U.S. keep diplomats safe without turning embassies into fortresses?
How the U.S. ambassador killed this week in Benghazi would have handled Libya.
The country has been going to hell in a handbasket for months now. We just weren't paying attention.
Remembering Ambassador Chris Stevens and reflecting on the power of the United States to shape the new Middle East.
The attack on the U.S. diplomats in Benghazi isn't the first time that Libya's ultraconservative Islamists have tried to shake things up. Can the country's nascent democracy rise to the challenge?
Photos of a time when Libya's rebels proudly waved the stars and stripes.
Why this week's attacks on American embassies aren't the Iran hostage crisis all over again.
Why America did the right thing in Libya -- and freedom will eventually win.
The Syrian National Council has failed to galvanize international support for the rebellion -- and it has only itself to blame.
Meet the Irish-Libyan commander giving Bashar al-Assad nightmares.
Libya is trying to build a new democracy. But that's a tall order for a society plagued by bad memories.
The memory of the al Qaeda commander known as "the next Osama" lives on in a remote Libyan village.
Images of a rare journey to Tesawa, the isolated Libyan village that reared Aby Yahu al-Libi, al Qaeda's once-feared second-in-command.
With the slow but steady consolidation of militias and the success of moderate democratic parties, despite all odds, it seems like Libya might be on the right path.
What to make of the historic election results in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya -- and how the United States should respond.
As a divided Libya heads toward a historic vote, an Islamic "frame of reference" unites the country's political neophytes.
As Libya holds its first post-revolutionary elections, the Brother Leader's legacy is proving hard to overcome.
Cutting Iran's link to the Mediterranean Sea is a strategic prize worth the risk.
The Obama administration is grossly misreading international law when it comes to targeting terrorists.
Does the 63-year-old alliance still matter today? We asked politicians, scholars, and other observers from both sides of the Atlantic to weigh in.
The conviction of Charles Taylor is welcome news. But don’t be fooled: The international criminal justice system is in deep trouble.
Twelve women challenging their societies to change the status quo.
The Green Book is gone, but what will replace it?
A tour of textbooks in Libya -- from the musings of the dictator's Green Book to the "democracy pamphlets" that have replaced it.
Muammar al-Qaddafi may be history in Libya, but in this remote African kingdom he reigns supreme.
How a blunt diplomatic tool morphed into the precision-guided measures we know today.
Can this tiny, rich emirate really solve the Middle East's thorniest political conflicts?
We’re not in Kansas anymore, and there is no yellow brick road to guide us to salvation.