Tag: Libya

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Erik Prince in the Hot Seat

The U.S. Department of Justice investigates the Blackwater founder’s new firm.

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“Hello Father, The Boat is Sinking, So I Will Die.”

The disappearance of the Ghost Boat and its 243 passengers off the Libyan coast.

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The Avenger

Ken Dornstein’s older brother died when a bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103. For the past three decades, he’s been obsessed with identifying who’s really responsible.

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The 'Caliphate's' Colonies: Islamic State's Gradual Expansion into North Africa

“The Jihad route leads from Tunisia via Tripoli into Turkey and on to Syria. Thousands have followed the path into Syria, and only a few have returned.”

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How Libya Blew Billions and Its Best Chance at Democracy

Following Muammar Qaddafi’s death in 2011, Libya had hundreds of billions of dollars. This is the story of how it was erased.

Previously: David Samuels on the Longform Podcast.

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A Deadly Mix in Benghazi

Investigating the murky reality behind the attack in Libya.

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40 Minutes in Benghazi

The story of the attack that killed U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, told from the persepctive of the security agents there to protect him.

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Arming Syria’s Rebellion

In a Turkish hotel, veterans of the Libyan Revolution meet with their fractured Syrian counterparts to transfer know-how and heavy weaponry.

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New Old Libya

In the wake of revolution, Libyans envision their future.

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Arab Spring Break

A 21-year-old UCLA math major leaves his $9,000-a-month internship to fight with the rebels in Libya.

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Jamming Tripoli

Inside Moammar Gadhafi’s secret surveillance network.

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In Libya, the Captors Have Become the Captive

The tables have been turned – brutally – on Qaddafi loyalists.