Libyan Forces Capture Seif al-Islam el-Gadhafi

By: Saturday November 19, 2011 1:55 pm

Seif al-Islam el-Gadhafi, the son of the former dictator and the most recognizable living face of the old Libyan regime, was captured by Libyan militia fighters today in the southwestern desert, where he was apparently attempting to cross the border. This is actually the second time Gadhafi has been captured during the Libyan revolution. He [...]

Seif al-Islam el-Gadhafi, Fearing for His Life, Tries to Charter Plane to International Criminal Court

By: Friday October 28, 2011 8:15 am

Seif al-Islam el-Gadhafi has contacted the International Criminal Court at The Hague, and is seeking an airlift out of Libya, where he fears assassination, in favor of a war crimes trial. The International Criminal Court (ICC) said intermediaries had been used in indirect talks with Saif al-Islam. Prosecutors said the court had made it clear [...]

Libyan Rebels Overrun Gadhafi Residence

By: Tuesday August 23, 2011 2:13 pm

Rebel forces have captured the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli, Moammar Gadhafi’s official residence and government offices. This was the scene of the most intense fighting since rebels entered the capital on Sunday. Tanks were at one point installed outside the compound. It’s a pretty important moment. While too many analysts were drawing lessons from [...]

Not Yet Over in Tripoli

By: Tuesday August 23, 2011 6:15 am

While many allies of the President, “Democratic strategists” and the like were exultant over the fall of Gadhafi in Libya, world leaders were more subdued, because they knew he had not been captured, and Tripoli was not entirely in the hands of the rebels. We’ve seen ebbs and flows throughout the civil war in Libya, [...]

Libyan Rebels Demanding More NATO, US Support

By: Wednesday April 6, 2011 6:25 am

The Libyan opposition, feeling entitled to direct military operations despite assurances that the mission would not be used in that fashion, is angrily demanding more and better airstrikes on Gadhafi’s troops. In case you had any doubt that the opposition views NATO as their air force, read on: The top general for Libya’s rebels lashed [...]

Gadhafi Sons Offer Transition in Libya… to Them

By: Monday April 4, 2011 6:50 am

I don’t believe the Gadhafi regime is that concerned about the rebels themselves, who are just learning to use their guns and who have serious issues with dissension among their military leadership. But the military air campaign from the international coalition gives time and space for the rebels to work out their differences and figure [...]

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