Muammar Gaddafi

Global Politics

Why Libya is different from Darfur

The intervention in Libya unfolded relatively quickly. Compare that with the Darfur crisis where mass atrocities unfolded for years while the UN Security Council wrangled over what to do. The World's Jeb Sharp considers the reasons for the difference.

Global Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.

Global Politics

Hope and fear in Benghazi

Libyans in the rebel stronghold Benghazi may parade and fire guns in the air but a few blocks away stores are closed. The streets are silent - with rebels dying on the front line, few people are ready to go shopping. Ben Gilbert reports from Benghazi.