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The Takeaway

Migrant Crisis on the Med: At Sea With The Smugglers

Friday, April 24, 2015

VICE News shares chilling footage from the Libyan coast guard and travels to detention centers in Libya, where we hear detained migrants speak of torture and human rights violations.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Europe's Mediterranean migrant crisis

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Europe's Mediterranean migrant crisis

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The Takeaway

A Blind Eye No More: The West's Responsibility in The Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hundreds of migrants are dying while crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy. Many argue that the West is finally seeing the consequences of abandonment—and months of denial.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

ISIS and Migrant Smugglers Exploit Lawless Libya

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A failed state in Libya has made way for smugglers to ship migrants on the dangerous journey from Africa to Europe. Plus: the recent expansion of ISIS into Libya.

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The Takeaway

ISIS Tightens its Grip on Libya

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

This week, ISIS fighters clashed with local militias in the coastal city of Sirte, but Libya hasn't seen stability since the overthrow and death of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.

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On The Media

Secure Connections

Friday, February 27, 2015

This week OTM examines what the Open Internet Order means for the data flowing through our devices. Also, a look back at the people who helped end Qaddafi's rule in Libya.

On The Media

Revolution Connections

Friday, February 27, 2015

As the situation in Libya continues to deteriorate, a look back at the people behind the Libyan uprising that toppled Muammar Qaddafi.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

How strong is the Islamic State?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

How strong is the Islamic State?

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The Takeaway

Libya: A New Frontier in the Fight Against ISIS

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

With Sunday's beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians by ISIS, experts are wondering: Was this an isolated terror attack, or has this opened up a whole new front in the fight against ISIS?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Unrest From Cairo to Jerusalem

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two New York Times correspondents in Cairo and Jerusalem, along with The Forward's editor-in-chief, discuss the two dominant stories out of their respective bureaus this week.

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The Takeaway

Egypt Takes Revenge on ISIS in Libya

Monday, February 16, 2015

ISIS released a video on Sunday showing the mass beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians on the Libyan shore. The is the first such video from ISIS to take place outside Iraq or Syria.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Matthew VanDyke Went From Behind the Camera To the Front Lines in Libya

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Point and Shoot” chronicles VanDyke’s journey, on motorcycle, across the Middle East, joining Libyan rebels, and being captured and sent to a Libyan prison.

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PRI's The World

The death of a teen activist marks a new low in Benghazi's violence

Monday, September 22, 2014

Last week, a group of activists, civil rights workers and military leaders were killed by Islamic militants — Tawfik Bensaud, a teenage peace activist, was among them. While politically-motivated killings are all too common in post-revolution Libya, the events of Benghazi's "Black Friday" are a new low.

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PRI's The World

A Greek ferry is home to members of Libya's parliament and, more importantly, the best frappuccinos in town

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The hottest drink in Tobruk, a town in eastern Libya, isn't at a bar or even a coffeehouse. It's aboard the Greek ferry that's the temporary home of Libya's parliament, where the baristas are slinging high-quality frappuccinos to lawmakers, their families and even curious locals.

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PRI's The World

Toyota's most loyal customers may be Libyan militias

Monday, September 08, 2014

There's such a thing as bad publicity after all: Toyota pickup trucks are a common sight on Libya's battlefield, and the company is trying to limit the kinds of trucks it sells in Libya to get its name out of the line of fire. But Libyan fighters still have plenty of ways to use their favorite pickups.

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PRI's The World

Tripoli's airport has become ground zero for military clashes in Libya

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The crisis in Libya is deepening after a powerful militia opposed to the country’s current government took control of the capital’s airport a week ago. Libya’s House of Representatives says Tripoli as a whole has fallen in the hands of what they call “terrorists.” However, the militias that overran the capital were former rebel groups who have been on government payroll since the end of the revolution.

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PRI's The World

Can smartphone videos help heal post-revolutionary Libyans suffering from PTSD?

Monday, September 01, 2014

A journalist heads to Rome on a mission: to teach Libyans how to shoot and edit interview videos on smartphones, so they can return to Libya and help people create "healing testimonies." It may be a long shot, but the need for healing in Libya is huge.

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PRI's The World

Three years after its civil war, Libya is on the brink of another

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Three years after the revolution that overthrew Moammar Gaddafi, Libya faces an even worse crisis that threatens to destabilize the country and region. The US doesn't want to intervene, but fighting between Islamists and former Gaddafi loyalists has already dragged in other countries.

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The Takeaway

How Millennials Are Remaking the Arab World

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Juan Cole, author of "The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East," says the world needs to give the revolutionaries more time, and that the young protesters who led the Arab Spring will eventually remake their home countries. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The "I Don't Have a Title for This Show" Edition

Friday, June 20, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, Will Dobson, and John Dickerson. This week: Will Iraq break apart? Who is Abu Khattala? And are violent threats protected speech?

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