How the Islamic State Came to Libya

The Islamic state is seemingly on the ascent in Libya. It controls territory, including the coastal city of Sirte, and over the past several weeks it has launched a series of spectacular attacks in Libya and Tunisia.So how did ISIS gain a foothold in L...

Remembering Ambassador Christopher Stevens

The family of the slain American Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens has just launched an impressive online platform to memorialize the late ambassador and help raise funds for a "to support activities that build bridges between the people of the United States and the Middle East."

After the Libya and Egypt Attacks, Fearing for Afghanistan

It is not unreasonable to think that the riots which claimed the lives of four American diplomats in Libya will spread elsewhere, and that Americans will not be the only targets of mob violence.  I am particularly concerned for what maybe coming down the road for the UN in Afghanistan.