Libya

Beyond Benghazi-Gate

Beyond Benghazi-Gate

Amb. Chris Stevens was one of the main reasons I took a job in the State Department. In 2011, I admired his enthusiasm for engagement in Libya during the revolution. That moment of fleeting optimism felt a lifetime away as I stood in a hangar at Joint Air Base Andrews, waiting for his body to arrive.

How Obama Got Pulled into Regime Change in Libya

How Obama Got Pulled Into Intervening in Libya

"As Middle East adviser to President Obama, I saw first-hand why it’s much easier to get rid of a bad regime than to put a good one in place."

How Libya Became a Battleground for Foreign Powers

How Libya Became a Battleground for Foreign Powers

The first armed conflict of the Arab Spring is now a playground of intervening foreign powers out for themselves. It won’t be the last.

Tarek Megerisi