Brian Whitaker

  • As recently as last Friday, Kathleen McFarland, a security analyst at Fox News, was lecturing President Obama on Americas missteps in Libya. Libya and Syria are the textbook examples of why its important to pick your battles, and then make sure you win the one you pick, she wrote. President Obama ...

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  • Colonel Gaddafi can stay in Libya if he gives up power, the head of the opposition movement said on Sunday in a move that could ease the way towards a political solution of the conflict that has now been raging for more than four months. Mustafa Abdel Jalil, chair of the Transitional National ...

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  • On Tuesday, the Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak who has been confined to a luxury villa in Sharm el-Sheikh since he was ousted allegedly suffered a heart attack just as he was about to be questioned by prosecutors. Despite that, he is now to be detained for 15 days. Meanwhile his sons, ...

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