NATO Commander Posts End-of-Libyan-War Facebook Status

Hey, what was the last update you posted to Facebook? That's nice, everyone loves a good cat video. Admiral James Stavridis of NATO just posted his intention to end the war in Libya. Possibly the first war to be ended via social media and definitely the first one to show up next to a Farmville request on your wall. » 10/21/11 3:32pm 10/21/11 3:32pm

Holy Crap Qaddafi's Corpse Is Being Stored in a Freezer at a Mall

Muammar el-Qaddafi, the former dictator of Libya, was killed yesterday but Libyans don't know what to do with his body just yet. Right now, Qaddafi is being stored in a room-sized freezer at a shopping center in Misrata, the home city of the fighters who killed him. A fitting end? » 10/21/11 11:50am 10/21/11 11:50am

Qaddafi Has Been Killed

The new Libyan government has confirmed that Muammar el-Qaddafi, the former dictator of Libya, has been killed after his hometown of Surt was taken. Here's a look back at the search and pursuit of Qaddafi, and some of the more extreme tools that have seen action in Libya since February. » 10/20/11 9:45am 10/20/11 9:45am

Tripoli Was Brought Down By a Caterer With a Bunch of Flash Drives

In reporting on the Fall of Tripoli, Reuters tells the inside story of Abdel Majid Mlegta, a caterer who supplied the victuals for Gaddafi's regime. Putting key inside information on a series of memory sticks, this man was instrumental in bringing Gaddafi down. » 9/06/11 1:20pm 9/06/11 1:20pm

Shutting Down the Internet Only Accelerates Revolutions

Though many of the Middle Eastern revolutions have come and gone, the prevailing reasons behind them are still under much debate. The conflict largely hinges on whether or not social media can create action. According to one theory, it can actually stop it. » 8/29/11 7:20pm 8/29/11 7:20pm

The Tech That Took Out Gadhafi

With rebel forces in Tripoli and Moammar Gadhafi on the run, the end could be near for the Libyan civil war. Sporadic fighting continues in the capital city of the oil-rich North African nation, NATO warplanes are still patrolling overhead, and there's always the danger of Gadhafi true-believers launching a fresh… » 8/27/11 1:00pm 8/27/11 1:00pm