Two men stand at the scene of an overnight rocket attack, which no group has claimed responsibility for so far, in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on April 17th, 2019.
Benghazi, Libya: On the outskirts of the city, a man stands in a government building that was burned by the opposition in February of 2011, at the beginning of a revolution against the 41-year regime of Muammar Gaddafi.
Migrants wait to be rescued by Italian coast guard in the Mediterranean Sea, 30 nautical miles from the Libyan coast, on August 6th, 2017.
Emails disclosed by a hacker show a close family friend was funneling intelligence about the crisis in Libya directly to the Secretary of State’s private account starting before the Benghazi attack.
A professor of the politics and culture of the Middle East argues that the current violent furor linked to a blasphemous YouTube clip offers a unique chance to deliver a telling message about freedom of speech.
"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" shout embattled Middle Eastern potentates grasping for a second lease on life by playing the "Wag the Dog" card.