Category Archives: Libyen

Rational Actors Don’t Always Make the Decisions We Would

When countries act in ways Westerners find confusing, it’s easy to regard their behavior as irrational. Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear capacity and Russia’s recent invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea are cases in point. Both have incurred high costs … Continue reading

Posted in English, Iran, Libyen, Nick Ottens, Nordkorea, Russland, Sicherheitspolitik, Ukraine | 1 Comment

The United States Should Rethink Power-Projection Abroad

by Jeong Lee. Jeong Lee is a freelance writer and a Contributing Analyst for Wikistrat’s Asia-Pacific Desk. Lee’s writings on U.S. defense and foreign policy issues and inter-Korean affairs have appeared on various online publications including East Asia Forum, the … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, International, Irak, Jeong Lee, Libyen | 2 Comments

Libyan Air Force Powerless to Resist No-Fly Zone

The U.S. and Great Britain are arguing for the international community — with U.N. or NATO approval — to establish a no-fly zone over Libya in order to protect anti-regime protesters in their two-week-old campaign against dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Libya’s air force, while potentially devastating against undefended protesters, would be powerless against the Western aerial armada that’s already assembling off the Libyan coast. Continue reading

Posted in Autoren, David Axe, English, Libyen | 10 Comments

Muammar Gaddafi – Grössenwahn und Pragmatismus

Vor 40 Jahren übernahm Oberst Muammar Gaddafi die Macht in Libyen. Dies und der Umstand, dass die diplomatischen Beziehungen zwischen Libyen und der Schweiz seit rund eineinhalb Jahre, nach der Festnahme seines Sohnes Hannibal Gaddafi im Juni 2008 durch die … Continue reading

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