It’s good when a nation stops punching itself in the face, but how much better if it hadn’t started.
Since the 2011 NATO-backed revolt in Libya that ended 42 years of rule by strongman Muammar Qaddafi, the oil-rich North African country has been in perpetual turmoil. The latest phase began in April, when military commander Khalifa Haftar and his forces marched on the capital Tripoli determined to unseat the internationally backed government located there. The ongoing battle for the city has accelerated interventions in Libya by Russia and neighboring countries as they maneuver to shape the futu
To President Donald Trump, his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was “perfect,” but it set in motion a chain of events that has led to articles of impeachment against Trump coming before the House of Representatives. Here’s how we got here.