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.
The Pulitzer committee gives a nod to the best chroniclers of the revolutions.
An African success story is in trouble. Is the West's intervention in Libya to blame?
Syria’s opposition faces an uphill battle in its efforts to win backing from U.S. policymakers.
The award-winning photography of the photojournalist killed in Syria.
In post-Gaddafi Libya, the dream of a stable central government is fading. Militias are filling the gap.