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“… To the shores of Tripoli”

America’s Military Connection to Libya and Tripoli’s Link to the US Marines’ Hymn Two Hundred years ago the newly independent U.S.A. won a military victory in Libya that inspired the famous words from Francis Scott Key: THE MARINES’ HYMN From the Halls of Montezuma To the shores of Tripoli We fight our country’s battles In […]

“Three Cups of Tea” Spilled?! Swallowed?!

“Three cups of tea :  one man’s mission to fight terrorism and build nations– one school at a time” by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Greg Mortenson was accused of fabricating important parts of Three Cups of Tea, his bestselling 2006 memoir about building schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The book describes Greg Mortenson’s […]

UN security council resolution 1973 (2011) on Libya – full text

The UN Security Council has passed a resolution authorising “all necessary measures” to protect civilians in Libya from pro-Gaddafi forces.  Read the full text of the resolution passed at UN headquarters in favor of a no-fly zone and air strikes against Muammar Gaddafi. Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York […]

The Arab democratic wave: how the EU can seize the moment

Report – n°9, March 2011 [PDF] The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) Following the extraordinary events that have been unfolding across the Arab world, the EUISS has opened an online debate to discuss the implications of the Arab democratic wave for EU foreign policy. The EUISS has invited academics, policymakers, think tankers and […]

North Africa & the Middle East 2011

Revolutions in North Africa & the Middle East, 2011 Description: This collection, selected by the Library of Congress, documents the events in Northern Africa and the Middle East in 2011 after the Tunisian uprising. Content includes blogs, social media and news sites about Egypt, Yemen, Sudan and other African countries. These sites contain content in […]

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