Slate on Libya
Our complete coverage of the conflict.
"Not So Fast: Before the U.S. intervenes in Libya, we must understand why the Arab world is not asking for our help," by Anne Applebaum. Posted Monday, March 7, 2011.
"How Do You Make a No-Fly Zone?: Drop some bombs, then fly in circles," by Brian Palmer. Posted Monday, March 7, 2011.
"American Inaction Favors Qaddafi: The administration's inadequate response to the crisis in Libya reveals a lack of courage and principle," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted Monday, March 7, 2011.
"Do Something in Libya, and Do It Now: The U.S. must recognize the provisional government, enforce a no-fly zone, and arm the rebels," by Eliot Spitzer. Posted Monday, March 7, 2011.
"Anybody Got a Mint?: A private British firm was under contract to print Libya's currency. Why won't Qaddafi make his own dinars?" by Brian Palmer. Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
"What Happens to Frozen Assets?: The U.S. seized $30 billion from Qaddafi. Do we get to spend that money?" by Brian Palmer. Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2011.
"Friends in Embarrassing Places: Saif Qaddafi's connections with the British establishment are typical of the links between wealthy dictators and Western politicians," by Anne Applebaum. Posted Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.
"Libya's al-Qaida Problem: Why Muammar Qaddafi hates Osama Bin Laden," by Daniel Byman. Posted Friday, Feb. 25, 2011.
"Is Barack Obama Secretly Swiss?: The administration's pathetic, dithering response to the Arab uprisings has been both cynical and naive," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted Friday, Feb. 25, 2011.
"How Much Does It Cost To Hire an African Mercenary?: Maybe a thousand bucks, but don't forget the king's shilling," by Stayton Bonner. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.