As protests in Libya advance to wrestle power away from Moammar Gadhafi, attacks on demonstrators from helicopters and planes also continue. This has the international community left pondering what it can do. Many lawmakers are calling for a no-fly zone to be declared in Libya, but that may be easier said then done. To help us learn what exactly is a "no-fly zone," and if it actually works, is Joshua Keating, associate editor for Foreign Policy.
Joshua Keating, associate editor of Foreign Policy magazine, and Omar Cheta, PhD candidate in the department of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at NYU, update us on the situation in Egypt, the status of President Mubarak, and how he and his fellow Egyptians are feeling about recent developments.
Whereas Twitter played a major role in the 2009 revolutions in Iran, it may not have been that useful during the recent Haiti crisis. Joshua Keating, editor at Foreign Policy, discusses why Twitter may have failed us; and Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist for Social Media at NPR ...
Compared to Iran, Twitter was not especially useful in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. Joshua Keating of Foreign Policy and Andy Carvin of NPR's social media desk discuss why some tools prove useful in crisis situations and not in others. Plus, US Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra on government ...
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