Monday, October 31, 2011

Libya After Gaddafi's Fall -- News Roundup

Dual U.S.-Libyan Citizen Chosen As Prime Minister Of Libya -- Washington Post

TRIPOLI—Libya’s leaders on Monday elected a U.S.-educated engineering professor to serve as prime minister during the critical postwar period, in which the country will try to create an army out of hundreds of ragtag militias and launch its first democratic elections.

Abdurraheem el-Keib, a dual U.S.-Libyan citizen, was chosen by members of the Transitional National Council who deposited ballots into a transparent box. The televised session was a stark sign of the change from the 42-year dictatorship of Moammar Gaddafi.

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More News On Libya

Libya’s NTC Elects New Interim Prime Minister -- Voice of America
Libya Chooses New Prime Minister -- Wall Street Journal
Abdul Raheem al-Keeb elected Libya's interim PM -- Reuters
Libya: Abdurrahim al-Keib named new interim PM -- BBC
NTC taps engineer who lived in U.S. for decades as interim leader -- CNN

Nato ends military operations in Libya -- The Guardian
NATO ends victorious seven-month bombing campaign over Libya, offers future partnership -- Washington Post
NATO officially ends Libya mission -- Al Jazeera
In Tripoli, NATO chief hails "free Libya" -- Reuters
NATO Chief in Libya as 7-Month Mission Ends -- Voice of America
Nato chief Rasmussen 'proud' as Libya mission ends -- BBC

Clinton praised for Libya mission's success -- CBS News
Cycle of revenge hangs over Libya's fragile peace -- The Guardian
Counting the cost of Nato's mission in Libya -- BBC
Libya War Turns Out Not To Be So ‘Endless’ -- Spencer Ackerman, Danger Room
Libya's Islamist stripes are no surprise -- Lysianne Gagnon, Globe and Mail
NATO operation in Libya ends after 7 months, could it be a model? -- Robert Marquand, Christian Science Monitor
NATO's Libya mission ends. Was it a success? -- Dan Murphy, Christian Science Monitor

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