Infographic: Where Terrorists Attacked in 2013

John Amble  June 10, 2014 · in Infographics Editor’s note: We’ve partnered with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) to publish a series of infographics based on data from their Global Terrorism Database and related START projects.  Each week we’ll release a new set of graphics that depict trends in…

Thousands of Libyan missiles from Qaddafi era missing in action

BySharyl AttkissonCBS NewsMarch 25, 2013, 9:11 AM A MANPAD missile (Man-Portable Air Defence Systems) is detonated along the shore facing the village of Sidi Bin Nur, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, on December 11, 2011. MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images The U.S. has been unable to secure thousands of potentially dangerous shoulder-fired missiles known as “MANPADS”…

24 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

Posted: May 16, 2014 5:06 PM Updated: May 16, 2014 11:28 PM   By ESAM MOHAMED Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – Fierce fighting in eastern Libya between army troops loyal to a rogue general and two militias killed 24 people Friday, with the country’s top military official calling the offensive launched without government approval…