Moammar Gadhafi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Moammar Gadhafi en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:52:50 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 2 years after Gadhafi, Libyan PM says he is 'swimming against the current' in chaos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640315/2-years-after-Gadhafi-Libyan-PM-says-he-is-swimming-against-the-current-in-chaos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640315/2-years-after-Gadhafi-Libyan-PM-says-he-is-swimming-against-the-current-in-chaos.html Libya's prime minister says he is "swimming against the current" in a country awash with militias and weapons as Libyans mark... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:10:52 MDT Libya: Gunmen kill Benghazi military leader http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640205/Libya-Gunmen-kill-Benghazi-military-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640205/Libya-Gunmen-kill-Benghazi-military-leader.html Gunmen killed the head of the regional military police in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi as he was headed to a mosque to... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:20:14 MDT In Libya, migrants face ordeals at sea and in jail http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640197/In-Libya-migrants-face-ordeals-at-sea-and-in-jail.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640197/In-Libya-migrants-face-ordeals-at-sea-and-in-jail.html The first time the young mother tried to flee to Europe on a rickety boat of fellow migrants from Africa, the overcrowded... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:06:03 MDT Islamist leader says Libya Prime Minister failed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639787/Islamist-leader-says-Libya-Prime-Minister-failed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639787/Islamist-leader-says-Libya-Prime-Minister-failed.html The leader of Libya's Muslim Brotherhood political party said Saturday that the country's prime minister — who was... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 09:38:49 MDT Libya PM lashes out at militias after abduction, demands explanation from group http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639746/Libya-PM-lashes-out-at-militias-after-abduction-demands-explanation-from-group.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639746/Libya-PM-lashes-out-at-militias-after-abduction-demands-explanation-from-group.html Libya's prime minister, who was abducted briefly by gunmen this week, has lashed out at militias fueling turmoil, warning... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:55:36 MDT Libya premier briefly abducted in sign of chaos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639649/Libya-premier-briefly-abducted-in-sign-of-chaos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639649/Libya-premier-briefly-abducted-in-sign-of-chaos.html Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was abducted by gunmen who snatched him from his hotel and held him for several hours... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:53:42 MDT Libya PM says Libyans should be tried at home http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639520/Libya-PM-says-Libyans-should-be-tried-at-home.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639520/Libya-PM-says-Libyans-should-be-tried-at-home.html The U.S. raid that seized an al-Qaida suspect from the Libyan capital will not hurt Libya's relations with Washington, the... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:02:16 MDT Target of SEAL raid planned attacks in Kenya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639408/Target-of-SEAL-raid-planned-attacks-in-Kenya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639408/Target-of-SEAL-raid-planned-attacks-in-Kenya.html The man U.S. Navy SEALs tried to take down in Somalia over the weekend was a Kenyan who had plotted to attack his country's... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:19:00 MDT Russian Embassy in Libya evacuated after attack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639175/Russian-Embassy-in-Libya-evacuated-after-attack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639175/Russian-Embassy-in-Libya-evacuated-after-attack.html Russia on Thursday evacuated all of its diplomats and their families from Libya, the day after a mob attack on the Russian... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:33:30 MDT Libya court hearing for Gadhafi's men resumes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639167/Libya-court-hearing-for-Gadhafis-men-resumes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639167/Libya-court-hearing-for-Gadhafis-men-resumes.html A court hearing for officials of deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has resumed in Tripoli, but without the former... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:20:48 MDT UN finds torture widespread in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638991/UN-finds-torture-widespread-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638991/UN-finds-torture-widespread-in-Libya.html Torture is widespread in Libyan jails since the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's regime in late 2011, United Nations investigators... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT NATO chief: No plans for alliance action in Syria http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636837/NATO-chief-No-plans-for-alliance-action-in-Syria.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636837/NATO-chief-No-plans-for-alliance-action-in-Syria.html NATO's chief said for the first time Friday that the alliance has no plans for military action in Syria because of the... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:11:23 MDT Obama's UN nominee slams body's inaction on Syria http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634168/Obamas-UN-nominee-slams-bodys-inaction-on-Syria.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634168/Obamas-UN-nominee-slams-bodys-inaction-on-Syria.html President Barack Obama's choice as U.N. ambassador acknowledged Wednesday that the United Nations was unlikely to take... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:03:01 MDT Libya army chief resigns after clash in Benghazi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631785/Libya-army-chief-resigns-after-clash-in-Benghazi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631785/Libya-army-chief-resigns-after-clash-in-Benghazi.html A health official in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi says the death toll from clashes between protesters and militias has... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:28:37 MDT UK, France question Obama's Syria policy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631508/UK-France-question-Obamas-Syria-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631508/UK-France-question-Obamas-Syria-policy.html President Barack Obama is facing a new quandary from a pair of assertive allies, France and Britain, that suggest his stated... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 23:17:09 MDT Obama's national security adviser to resign; Susan Rice to be replacement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631438/Obamas-national-security-adviser-to-resign-Susan-Rice-to-be-replacement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631438/Obamas-national-security-adviser-to-resign-Susan-Rice-to-be-replacement.html President Barack Obama's top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by U.S. ambassador to... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:51:32 MDT Libya brought Rice success and disappointment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631472/Libya-brought-Rice-success-and-disappointment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631472/Libya-brought-Rice-success-and-disappointment.html Libya brought Susan Rice her biggest success and, ultimately, caused her greatest professional disappointment. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:51:06 MDT President Obama names Susan Rice as national security adviser http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631455/President-Obama-names-Susan-Rice-as-national-security-adviser.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631455/President-Obama-names-Susan-Rice-as-national-security-adviser.html Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Officials: US forces on alert in response to deteriorating security situation in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629292/Officials-US-forces-on-alert-in-response-to-deteriorating-security-situation-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629292/Officials-US-forces-on-alert-in-response-to-deteriorating-security-situation-in-Libya.html Marines and other U.S. forces in Europe are on a heightened state of alert in response to a deteriorating security situation... Fri, 10 May 2013 15:25:49 MDT Syrian air defenses pose formidable challenge for responding to use of chemical weapons http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628595/Syrian-air-defenses-pose-formidable-challenge-for-responding-to-use-of-chemical-weapons.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628595/Syrian-air-defenses-pose-formidable-challenge-for-responding-to-use-of-chemical-weapons.html International military action against Syria's government over its alleged use of chemical weapons would run up against one of... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:20:54 MDT Car bomb targets French embassy in Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627767/Car-bomb-targets-French-embassy-in-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627767/Car-bomb-targets-French-embassy-in-Libya.html A car bomb targeted the French embassy in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, wounding two French guards and a Libyan teenager... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:32:09 MDT Israeli official: Syria's Assad used chemical arms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627759/Israeli-official-Syrias-Assad-used-chemical-arms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627759/Israeli-official-Syrias-Assad-used-chemical-arms.html A senior Israeli military intelligence official said on Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons last... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 07:08:03 MDT Kerry: U.S. still chasing Benghazi leads http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627281/Kerry-US-still-chasing-Benghazi-leads.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627281/Kerry-US-still-chasing-Benghazi-leads.html Seven months after the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya, the Obama administration on Wednesday insisted that it... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:23:56 MDT Qatar showcases its swagger http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625483/Qatar-showcases-its-swagger.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625483/Qatar-showcases-its-swagger.html Qatar's emir looked over an assembly of Arab leaders Tuesday as both cordial host and impatient taskmaster. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:32:47 MDT Cousin of Libya's Gadhafi arrested in Egypt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624952/Cousin-of-Libyas-Gadhafi-arrested-in-Egypt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624952/Cousin-of-Libyas-Gadhafi-arrested-in-Egypt.html Egyptian security forces arrested a close aide and a cousin of Libya's former dictator Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday following... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:16:04 MDT Libyan leader calls for unity on 2nd anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622859/Libyan-leader-calls-for-unity-on-2nd-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622859/Libyan-leader-calls-for-unity-on-2nd-anniversary.html Libya's leader called on Sunday for unity in the North African nation as it celebrates the second anniversary of the uprising... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 23:31:09 MST Mali draws comparisons with Afghanistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620616/Mali-draws-comparisons-with-Afghanistan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620616/Mali-draws-comparisons-with-Afghanistan.html The war rages about cities with names such as Goa and Timbuktu, in a sparsely populated, mostly flat, dusty and landlocked... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 22:20:38 MST Fiscal crisis, budget battle mark Leon Panetta's tenure at the Pentagon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620614/Fiscal-crisis-budget-battle-mark-Leon-Panettas-tenure-at-the-Pentagon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620614/Fiscal-crisis-budget-battle-mark-Leon-Panettas-tenure-at-the-Pentagon.html As Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's plane returned home Saturday night, completing his final official overseas trip, his... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 22:16:51 MST Panetta: US helping French forces with intel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620159/Panetta-US-helping-French-forces-with-intel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620159/Panetta-US-helping-French-forces-with-intel.html Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday that the U.S. is already providing intelligence gathering assistance to the French... Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:11:39 MST Hundreds of French troops drive back Islamic extremists in Mali http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620055/Hundreds-of-French-troops-drive-back-Islamic-extremists-in-Mali.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620055/Hundreds-of-French-troops-drive-back-Islamic-extremists-in-Mali.html The battle to retake Mali's north from the al-Qaida-linked groups controlling it began in earnest Saturday, after hundreds of... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:38:42 MST President Obama nominates Sen. John Kerry for secretary of state http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618393/President-Obama-nominates-Sen-John-Kerry-for-secretary-of-state.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618393/President-Obama-nominates-Sen-John-Kerry-for-secretary-of-state.html President Barack Obama has nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, saying Kerry's entire life "has prepared... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:22:38 MST Sen. John Kerry, Obama's pick for secretary of state, a familiar face on the world stage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618389/Sen-John-Kerry-Obamas-pick-for-secretary-of-state-a-familiar-face-on-the-world-stage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618389/Sen-John-Kerry-Obamas-pick-for-secretary-of-state-a-familiar-face-on-the-world-stage.html Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama's pick for secretary of state, will need no introduction with the world leaders vital... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Lawmakers, State officials tangle over Benghazi attack after scathing report faults management failures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618301/Lawmakers-State-officials-tangle-over-Benghazi-attack-after-scathing-report-faults-management.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618301/Lawmakers-State-officials-tangle-over-Benghazi-attack-after-scathing-report-faults-management.html The State Department on Thursday acknowledged weaknesses in security related to the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:23:14 MST Benghazi panel finds systematic security faults http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618172/Benghazi-panel-finds-systematic-security-faults.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618172/Benghazi-panel-finds-systematic-security-faults.html An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:17:34 MST On foreign policy, Sen. John Kerry is Obama's good soldier http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617989/On-foreign-policy-Sen-John-Kerry-is-Obamas-good-soldier.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617989/On-foreign-policy-Sen-John-Kerry-is-Obamas-good-soldier.html Democratic Sen. John Kerry stands tall as President Barack Obama's good soldier. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:08:07 MST Russia says Assad losing control, rebels could win http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617730/Russia-says-Assad-losing-control-rebels-could-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617730/Russia-says-Assad-losing-control-rebels-could-win.html Syria's most powerful ally, Russia, said Thursday that President Bashar Assad is losing control of his country and the rebels... Thu, 13 Dec 2012 08:25:11 MST US, Syria opposition disagree over terrorist label http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617669/US-Syria-opposition-disagree-over-terrorist-label.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617669/US-Syria-opposition-disagree-over-terrorist-label.html The U.S. and the head of the new Syrian opposition coalition being feted at a conference in Morocco Wednesday publicly... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:32:54 MST George F. Will: Presenting a case in support of targeted killings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617332/Presenting-a-case-in-support-of-targeted-killings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617332/Presenting-a-case-in-support-of-targeted-killings.html To be proper, any use of military force should be necessary, as discriminating as is practical, and proportional to the threat. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST What others say: What next in Syria? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617220/What-next-in-Syria.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617220/What-next-in-Syria.html After 20 months and tens of thousands of deaths, the civil war in Syria may be reaching a turning point. The ragtag group of... Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST With war shifting, U.S., Russia talk Syria's future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617183/With-war-shifting-US-Russia-talk-Syrias-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617183/With-war-shifting-US-Russia-talk-Syrias-future.html Diplomatic efforts to end Syria's civil war moved forward Thursday with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joining... Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:41:52 MST U.S., Russia set for surprise Syria meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617160/US-Russia-set-for-surprise-Syria-meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617160/US-Russia-set-for-surprise-Syria-meeting.html The top U.S. and Russian diplomats will hold a surprise meeting Thursday with the United Nations' peace envoy for Syria,... Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Current Gaza fighting reflects new battlefield http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615854/Current-Gaza-fighting-reflects-new-battlefield.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615854/Current-Gaza-fighting-reflects-new-battlefield.html With pinpoint airstrikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip and Iranian-made rockets flying deep into Israel, the current... Sat, 17 Nov 2012 22:40:57 MST Signs mount of possible Israeli invasion of Gaza http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615730/Signs-mount-of-possible-Israeli-invasion-of-Gaza.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615730/Signs-mount-of-possible-Israeli-invasion-of-Gaza.html Israeli aircraft pummeled rocket launching operations of Gaza militants on Friday, and as troops, tanks and armored personnel... Fri, 16 Nov 2012 00:21:16 MST