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You Say You Want a Revolution

September 22, 2011

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The Arab Spring has been hailed as my generation’s tearing down of the Berlin Wall, a seminal moment in world history that represents a paradigm shift in the politics of the Middle East. While it certainly can be considered as such, it is still far too early to determine just what changes the Arab Spring […]

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Libya: The Case for Diplomatic Recognition

May 17, 2011

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This past week, Mahmoud Jabril, representative of the rebel Libyan government, met with the White House seeking—among other things—diplomatic recognition from the United Sates. The National Transitional Council (NTC) formed officially on March 5, 2011, in Benghazi to manage the affairs of rebel held territory in Libya. However, official US recognition to the NTC was […]

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Troops on the Ground in Libya

April 1, 2011

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The Libyan rebellion and uprising is a front page story for the United States and its European allies. Rebels have already received aid from the UN in the form of a no-fly zone and countries like France are keen on supplying the rebels with arms, but one question looms large in the minds of Americans: […]

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