Michael Knights

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.

Politics

Humanitarian intervention or regime change?

There are strong arguments for and against the intervention in Libya. Another urgent debate unfolding now that the operation is under way: Is this strictly a humanitarian intervention or is the ultimate goal regime change? The World's Jeb Sharp reports.

Conflict & Justice

Libyan dilemma for the West

The Libyan revolt appears to have reached deadlock. The crisis poses a dilemma for the US and the international community: whether or not outside powers should intervene militarily inside the Libya. The World's Jeb Sharp examines the options.

Conflict & Justice

Libyan dilemma for the West

The Libyan revolt appears to have reached deadlock. The crisis poses a dilemma for the US and the international community: whether or not outside powers should intervene militarily inside the Libya. The World's Jeb Sharp examines the options.

Politics

Humanitarian intervention or regime change?

There are strong arguments for and against the intervention in Libya. Another urgent debate unfolding now that the operation is under way: Is this strictly a humanitarian intervention or is the ultimate goal regime change? The World's Jeb Sharp reports.

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.