The Islamic State is growing in Libya. But to fight it, the Libyan state has to be resurrected. Critical moves are expected in the next few days and weeks.
Ann Marlowe, a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute, visited Afghanistan 18 times and spent 4 months in Libya in 2011.
The flood of people struggling across the water from Africa began long ago. What’s new is Europe’s misreading of the situation in Libya—and the number of people dying.
The corruption and incompetence of Libya’s “leaders” and the world community has spawned a massive migrant flow into the deadly Mediterranean—and killed my young friend.
Are the treasures of the East best kept in the West? Or could huge fines to states that don’t save cultural patrimony help?
Widespread apathy in the Muslim world about the destruction of antiquities, including those central to the history of Islam and the Bible, threatens our global heritage.
Decades of rule by Gaddafi left Libyans with a collective case of PTSD, or something very much like it.
Ann Marlowe reports on an ancient culture that is beginning to quietly reclaim its voice—and freedom.
Announcing the Afghan drawdown was a concession of defeat, but you’d never know it from Obama’s speech.
A new Senate report questions the results of the nearly $19 billion spent in aid to Afghanistan.
There were no celebrations in the Afghan capital on the news of bin Laden's killing. Some hoped Mullah Omar and other terrorists would return to Afghanistan from their Pakistani refuges, but mostly a state of alert was ratcheted up, writes Ann Marlowe.