31 May 2017

We can’t blame foreign wars for homegrown terror

Salman Abedi’s hatred of Western life wasn’t nurtured in Libya.

26 February 2015

The best reason to kick Cameron out? Libya

Why the hell of Libya isn't on the election agenda. Why it should be.

26 February 2015

Is ISIS going to invade Europe from Libya?

In a nutshell, no. So stop the scaremongering.

4 August 2014

The barbarism of liberal intervention

In Libya, the consequences of PR-driven, feel-good foreign policy are writ large.

Quit your crying, Cameron – you boosted Boko Haram

How the West’s war on Libya aided these Islamists.

27 March 2014

Why Libya should haunt Cameron’s nightmares

David Cameron thinks of Libya as his ‘happy place’, but it is far from happy today.

23 September 2013

The Western groups putting Libya in the dock

Why are human-rights organisations arguing that Saif Gaddafi can only receive a fair trial in The Hague?

1 March 2012

How the West wrecked Libya

Far from being a model for future interventions, Libya shows that meddling strangles the democratic impulse.

31 August 2011

Libya and the shameless rewriting of history

The repackaging of NATO’s reckless intervention as a clever war for liberty would make Orwell’s Ministry of Truth beam with pride.

25 August 2011

It’s a civil war, Jim, but not as we know it

The rebel forces in Libya have not so much won Tripoli as they have tiptoed into a vacuum left by the disintegration of the Gaddafi regime.