• September 2, 2011

    All eyes are now on National Transition Council (NTC) in Libya, following the demise of the Gaddafi regime. A week ago I recorded another Middle East Analysis podcast that seeks to examine the challenges it faces.

  • August 23, 2011

    Amnesty International has warned that prolonged fighting in the Libyan capital is seriously endangering civilian lives and may create a humanitarian crisis.

  • August 22, 2011

    In Libya, many are rejoicing as it appears the Gaddafi regime is about to fall. There are high hopes of an end to dictatorship and a new era of democracy. If this is the beginning of a time of peace and freedom for the Libyan people, it will also be a huge boost to other pro-democracy movements.

  • June 27, 2011

    Following the issue of writs for the arrest of Colonel Gaddafi, Amnersty International says he must appear before the International Criminal Court.

  • March 30, 2011

    Without seeking to draw explicit conclusions about the current conflict in and over Libya, Harry Hagopian offers some observations and questions about what is going on, and proposes a cautious hopefulness about the 'Arab spring', even in the midst of winter.

  • March 19, 2011

    Protesters have taken to the streets in New York, Chicago, Washington DC and other US cities as bombing raids begin against the Gaddafi regime in Libya.

  • March 19, 2011

    Peace campaigners say that the UK and US military action in Libya is "dangerous and irresponsible", risking wider conflict and the strengthening of Gaddafi

  • March 7, 2011

    When the late Professor Fred Halliday made the case that the London School of Economics should not accept a £1.5 million Qaddafi Foundation grant, his expert and political/moral opinion was met with an air of polite condescension from on high. The 'realists' of course knew best. Except that now they realise they didn't.

  • March 7, 2011

    Libyan medical teams have told Amnesty International how they came under fire from pro-Gaddafi security forces while carrying out their medical work.

  • March 24, 2010

    Nigerian leaders have rejected the Libyan President's call for the partitioning of Africa's most populous nation into two countries - one for Christians and one for Muslims.