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Mohamed S. Helal

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter surveys the spectrum of positions adopted by Middle Eastern countries toward the responsibility to protect (RtoP) and offers an explanation for why these policies were espoused and how ... More


The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190916220
eISBN:
9780190943196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916220.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

NATO’s Libya Operation was a first in several ways: the first time the alliance operated in an Arab and African country, the first time Arab partners participated in kinetic missions, the first time ... More


Transitional Justice Without a Peaceful Transition—The Case of Post-Gaddafi Libya

Mark Kersten

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines Libya’s experience with transitional justice since the conclusion of the country’s 2011 civil war and the onset of its post-Gaddafi transition. The core of the chapter focuses ... More


Memories of Martyrs: Disappearance and Women’s Claims against State Violence in Libya

Amina Zarrugh

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In this chapter, Amina Zarrugh investigates the legacy of family-based mobilizations on behalf of forcibly disappeared relatives from the unique vantage point of several interviews with Meryam ... More


Short of War: Air Power in the 1980s

Brian D. Laslie

in The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160597
eISBN:
9780813161297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160597.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 5 looks for what, if any, impact real-world operations occurred as a result of changes to air force doctrine during the “small wars” of the 1980s. In other words, were there results seen in ... More


Introduction

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

in Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter claims that the way autocrats fare in their pursuit of nuclear weapons programs is related to the way they treat their states. For instance, Saddam Hussein solidified his ... More


Searching for Uranium in Libya, 1951–1973

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

in Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter presents the emergence of nuclear research and development in Libya against the backdrop of an unusually underdeveloped state. In particular, it sheds new light on the drivers and ... More


Cultural Revolution and Nuclear Power, 1973–1981

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

in Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows how Muammar Gaddafi set out to eradicate the state as Libya's Atomic Energy Authority (NAEA) prepared for a nuclear power program. Gaddafi's Cultural Revolution gave him ... More


“We Have to Find a Better Way to Send a Message”: The CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, from the Eagle Program to the Predator Drone, 1986–2001

Christopher J. Fuller

in See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how the CIA's Counterterrorist Center (CTC) was established to function as a war room against terrorists, under the leadership of its first director, Duane Clarridge. Though the ... More


Salafism and Libya’s State Collapse: The Case of the Madkhalis

Frederic Wehrey and Anouar Boukhars

in Salafism in the Maghreb: Politics, Piety, and Militancy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190942403
eISBN:
9780190942441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942403.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Libya’s post-2011 fragmentation, factionalism, and violent civil have profoundly transformed its Salafi landscape. In contrast to other states where a coherent central government plays a role in ... More


The Perverse Effect: Prolonging Civil Wars

Daniel Krcmaric

in The Justice Dilemma: Leaders and Exile in an Era of Accountability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750212
eISBN:
9781501750236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750212.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter investigates civil war duration and shows how culpable leaders respond to incentives to fight until the bitter end. It provides quantitative analysis that demonstrates civil wars last ... More


The War in Libya: The Political Rationale for France

François Heisbourg

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Without France’s political initiative, diplomatic activity, and military engagement, it is arguable that the war in Libya would not have taken place. France’s decision to promote and lead ... More


The Energy Crisis

Giuliano Garavini

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832836
eISBN:
9780191871306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832836.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Chapter 4 describes the rapid shift from a “consumer” to a “producer” market at the end of the 1960s. This shift was characterized by the radicalization of the political and social climate in most ... More


The Future of Covert Regime Change

Michael Poznansky

in In the Shadow of International Law: Secrecy and Regime Change in the Postwar World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190096595
eISBN:
9780190096625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096595.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the central argument and empirical findings of the book. It begins by demonstrating that the legal theory developed here outperformed alternative explanations centered on ... More


Civil Resistance in Libya during the Arab Spring

George Joffé

in Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749028
eISBN:
9780191811630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749028.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the autocratic nature of the Gaddafi regime in Libya, its weakness in Cyrenaica (Libya’s eastern province) became apparent in the 1990s. A series of protests there over specific issues—the ... More


Libya’s Uncertain Revolution

Dirk Vandewalle

in The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses how the removal of Libya’s dictatorship raised significant worries over how its new rulers would create new governing institutions and a sense of identity and community out of ... More


Status and Intervention in Libya, 2011–2012

Courtney J. Fung

in China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842743
eISBN:
9780191878671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842743.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 analyzes China’s response to the 2011 Libya crisis. In the space of three weeks, China would vote on two landmark resolutions at the UN Security Council: a yes vote for a unanimous referral ... More


Justice in Conflict

Mark Kersten

in Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777144
eISBN:
9780191822957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777144.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter sets out the aims and subject matter of the book. In the first section, it offers a brief outline of the emergence and development of the ‘peace versus justice’ debate, ... More


Peace, Justice, and the ICC’s Intervention in Libya

Mark Kersten

in Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777144
eISBN:
9780191822957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777144.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 begins with an overview of the causes and dynamics of the Libyan Revolution and the civil war between the Gaddafi regime and the Libyan opposition. The core of the chapter examines the ... More


Introduction: How it All Began

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub

in The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190916220
eISBN:
9780190943196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916220.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the historical context of Gaddafi, his revolutionary system and reign in power for over forty years and sets the scene for all that followed when the Arab Spring erupted in ... More


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