Tag Archives | Libya

From Libya to Mali: Triumphs and Consequences

Bonny Ibhawoh, associate professor at McMaster University, describes how a lack of international action in post-Gadhafi Libya has exacerbated the conflict in Mali.

Diplomacy Under Fire

Former Canadian Ambassador to Iran Ken Taylor says that making diplomats accessible is a risk, but it’s a risk that you have to take.

MacKay Underestimated Libya Cost by $300 M

Well, at least we won, kinda.

Libya Bans Religious, Tribal Political Parties

But where that leaves the largest Muslim party in Libya is uncertain.

Hopalong Harper

Under Conservative majority rule, Canada’s foreign policy has turned away from multilateral engagement.

Russia’s Change of Heart?

Russia’s decision to support a UN resolution on Syria was more about its comfort with the wording of the text then it was a shift in Kremlin policy.

Soldiers Launch Coup in Mali

Concerns over the president’s handling of a rebellion in the north lead to one of Mali’s finest traditions – a good ol’ military putsch.

Connecting the Dots

The search for meaning in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria.

Libya Celebrates Anniversary of Benghazi Uprising

Feb. 17 was the beginning of the end of the Gadhafi regime.

The Difference a Year Makes

Last February, the Security Council authorized military intervention in Libya. China and Russia made sure this week that the same will not happen in Syria.