The Fall of Tripoli: Washington Asks "What Comes Next?"

The Fall of Tripoli: Washington Asks "What Comes Next?"

The international community is expressing cautious optimism after Libyan rebels appeared to seize the capitol city of Tripoli. NATO played a critical role in the six-month conflict in North Africa. But as the United States' European allies...

The international community is expressing cautious optimism after Libyan rebels appeared to seize the capitol city of Tripoli. NATO played a critical role in the six-month conflict in North Africa. But as the United States' European allies have openly supported the rebel alliance, the Obama administration has taken pains to downplay its involvement. We speak with a Libyan-American activist, and explore what comes next for U.S. and European involvement.

Guests

Fathalla Al- Meswari

Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School; Head of U.S. Political and Legal Committee, Union of Libyan Revolutionaries

Heather Conley

Senior Fellow and Director, Europe Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Robert Malley

Middle East and North Africa Program Director, International Crisis Group; Former Special Advisor to President Clinton for Arab-Israeli Affairs (1998-2000)

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