The country puts up a good show of collecting arms that have circulated since the fall of Gaddafi. But the groups that hold the most weapons aren’t joining in
The instinct to protect U.S. spies and diplomats will mean limiting their access to human intelligence throughout the restive Middle East
Is Ansar al-Shari’a retaliating for the popular uprising that ransacked its bases? Will the violent tit-for-tat continue in the aftermath of the death of the American ambassador?
Furious about the assault on the U.S. consulate and the death of the American ambassador, the city rises against the local militias.
This week’s U.S. embassy attacks are the product of intense jockeying for power in an Arab political landscape riven with both new and familiar challenges. Here are five key lessons to take away from an ugly week
TIME speaks to the Libyan politician who had breakfast with U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens on the day of the American’s death
The deadly attacks on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Egypt and Libya raise the question, Did the Arab Spring make the Middle East more dangerous?
Courageous and optimistic, he knew the country he was assigned to like no other diplomat. His tragic death leaves an enormous hole in the American foreign service—and in Washington’s fitful dealings with the Arab world
The birthplace of the Libyan revolution has become the scene of an American diplomatic tragedy. Who might be behind it?
In an attack sure to have an explosive impact on U.S. relations with Libya, Chris Stevens, the newly installed U.S. ambassador to Libya, died after protesters attacked the U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on Sept. 11
Buoyed by their defeat of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya’s militiamen — perhaps with Qatari funds — bring their zeal and experience to the war against Assad
Or are the jihadists? The incidents pile up even as the newly elected government has not quite established a security regimen.
Libya’s Abdurrahim El-Keib has run the government for the National Transitional Council for 10 months. He admits Libya has problems, but he remains optimistic about the future