It's time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won't topple the Zanu-PF government.
A serious concern is the possibility of a long, drawn-out siege of Libya's capital, Tripoli.
Algeria's elite has built its legitimacy on a distorted memory of the war of independence.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?
The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
The UK foreign secretary has been talking up the merits of clearing away bodies to build a new Dubai on the Libyan Med.