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October 20, 2011 | 10:50 am

Video Shows Libya’s Gadhafi Captured Alive

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Libya’s former leader Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, but apparently he was captured alive before he expired. From AP: SIRTE, Libya (AP) — Arab satellite TV stations have broadcast a video showing Moammar Gadhafi captured alive by revolutionary forces. The video shows a wounded Gadhafi with a blood-soaked shirt and bloodied face leaning up against […]

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March 28, 2011 | 1:59 pm

President Obama on the Libya Mission

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President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the U.S. military operations in Libya Monday night from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. This was Obama’s first major attempt to explain his reasoning for America’s involvement in enforcing a no-fly zone in Libya. Obama has faced criticism for not getting approval from Congress before launching […]

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March 23, 2011 | 3:15 pm

Barbara Boxer on Libya, GOP Budget Plans, and Elizabeth Taylor’s Early AIDS Advocacy

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Sen. Barbara Boxer held a press conference in San Francisco today. The Chronicle’s Politics Blog has put up a video of Boxer defending President Obama’s decision to support a no-fly zone in Libya:

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Day Two of U.S., Coalition Strikes on Libya

March 20, 2011 | 9:57 am

Day Two of U.S., Coalition Strikes on Libya

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As we awake on this first day of spring, the United States, France, Britain and coalition forces continue to strike Libya. Here’s the latest from NPR and the Associated Press: A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed a “long war” after the U.S. and European militaries blasted his forces with airstrikes and over 100 cruise missiles early […]

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U.S. and Allied Forces Take Military Action in Libya

March 19, 2011 | 5:05 pm

U.S. and Allied Forces Take Military Action in Libya

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The U.S. and its allies began taking military action Saturday morning against Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi and his forces. French fighter jets began patrolling the no-fly zone Saturday morning, and the U.S. began firing missiles this afternoon against Gadhafi’s forces. Earlier in the day pro-Gadhafi forces attacked the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, despite agreeing […]

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March 19, 2011 | 11:56 am

Listen Live to Special Coverage of the Situation in Libya

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KQED Radio has preempted regular programming to follow the developing situation in Libya, as the U.S. and its allies take military action in an effort to restrain pro-Gadhafi forces. You can listen live to the coverage online here.

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March 19, 2011 | 8:44 am

Allied Forces Begin Enforcing No-Fly Zone in Libya

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NPR’s news blog, The Two-Way, is keeping close watch on the  developments in Libya. The U.S., its NATO allies and members of the Arab League are today taking military action in a bid to stop Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi and forces loyal to him from further attacks on those Libyans who are trying to […]

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Following Fast-Moving Events in Libya

February 21, 2011 | 9:57 am

Following Fast-Moving Events in Libya

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Events in Libya are happening fast and furious. From AP: CAIRO – Deep cracks opened in Moammar Gadhafi’s regime Monday, with Libyan government officials at home and abroad resigning, air force pilots defecting and a major government building ablaze after clashes in the capital of Tripoli. Protesters called for another night of defiance against the […]

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