And now what happens in Libya?

Thursday, August 25, 2011 

Well, it looks like the moment folks have been waiting for has finally arrived: Muammar Qadaffi appears to have left Tripoli, and perhaps right now is hiding in a spider-hole somewhere. Who knows?

It wasn't long ago that the US government was trumpeting Qadaffi as a success story in the war on terrorism

In a post put up yesterday, Juan Cole--someone whose views I have a lot of respect for despite Cole's consistent support for the Libya war--discusses how to avoid the mistakes of Iraq in Libya.