In the Monocle Guide to Being a Dictator the final chapter is devoted to the one thing that all autocrats would rather not think about but most will have to one day face: what to do when the game is up.
The downfall of Libya’s Colonel Gaddafi in late 2011 had unforeseen consequences: thousands of Tuareg fighters employed by Gaddafi returned to their native Mali, adding considerable steel to a separatist movement in the…
Why Russia is playing the largest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union, we discuss what Muammar Gaddafi’s former palace is being turned into, and check in on preparations for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Having issued an arrest warrant for Colonel Gaddafi, will the International Criminal Court ever bring the Libyan leader to justice? Here, prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo responds to critics who say the ICC is ineffectual.