Suzanne Ely, Mace Neufeld, Dave Kessler: Fame

Friday, May 18, 2012

What do Frank Sinatra, Moammar Qadaffi, Jackie Onassis and Bob Dylan have in common? They're all part of this


The Brian Lehrer Show

Libya Update

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Benjamin Barberpolitical theorist and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the policy center Demos, discusses reports that former Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi died of injuries sustained during his capture this morning in Sirte.

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The Libyan Ambassador: The Latest from Tripoli

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Ali Suleiman Aujali, Ambassador to the U.S. for Libya's National Transitional Council talks about the latest from Tripoli, the search for Qaddafi and what kind of support- financial and otherwise- the rebels are getting in Libya.

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On The Media

A Unique Opportunity for Propaganda

Friday, August 26, 2011

Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s government-controlled media is gone, but New York Times reporter David Kirkpatrick says that nothing has arisen in Libya to accurately relay the news. Libya, he says, remains a place where there is "no reliable rule or yardstick to measure the truth.” Brooke spoke with Kirkpatrick about the difficulties of separating truth from lies in Tripoli right now.

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Democracy in Libya?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Benjamin Barber, Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos and former member of the International Board of the Saif Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation - until he resigned in protest at start of the uprising - discusses the prospects for democracy in a potential post- Qaddafi Libya.

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As Goes Libya

Monday, August 22, 2011

Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine and author of How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle, looks at the situation in Libya and the implications for Syria.

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The Takeaway

Libyan Rebels Battle for Control of Tripoli

Monday, August 22, 2011

After months of rebel uprisings and NATO air assaults on Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s regime in Libya, rebel forces reached a major breakthrough this weekend. Advancing to just seventeen miles outside Tripoli, the rebels pushed through the city’s outer defense lines, flooded into the capital and battled with Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi loyalists last night. The rebels captured two of Gadhafi's sons, including Seif al-Islam, the assumed heir-apparent, and civilians celebrated in the streets over what may be the end of Quaddafi's 42 years in power of Libya. Does this spell the end for him?