"Things Could Get a Lot Worse in Libya: Muammar Qaddafi has done a remarkably effective job of sabotaging his country's future," by Daniel Byman. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.
"It's Time To Intervene: What the international community can do to support regime change in Libya," by Shadi Hamid. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.
"Gadhafi, Gaddafi, Qaddafi: How the heck do you spell this guy's name?" By Chris Suellentrop. Updated Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001.
"Mick Jagger and Muammar Qaddafi: Separated at Birth? The colonel looks a lot like Mickey Rourke, John Travolta, and Little Richard." Posted Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.
"What To Do About Qaddafi: How Obama could turn the crisis in Libya to America's advantage," by Fred Kaplan. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011.
"The End of Qaddafi?: Libya could be headed for swift regime change—or for protracted civil war," by Daniel Byman. Posted Monday, Feb. 21, 2011.
From the Slate Archives
"Meeting Muammar: Is Libya's leader 'finished'?" By Vivienne Walt. Posted Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004.
"Why Is Qaddafi Still a Colonel?: Why Libya's leader hasn't changed his stripes," by Eric Umansky. Posted Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003.
"First Into Libya," by Richard Bangs. Posted June 7-11, 2003.