Libya: The Politics of Intervention

Libya: The Politics of Intervention

In Libya pro Gadhafi forces continue to attack regime opponents with tanks, warplanes, artillery and rockets. There are reports that the western city of Zawiyah has been recaptured. Toward the east Gadhafi forces continued to stage...

In Libya pro Gadhafi forces continue to attack regime opponents with tanks, warplanes, artillery and rockets. There are reports that the western city of Zawiyah has been recaptured. Toward the east Gadhafi forces continued to stage fly-overs and bombing runs. Leaders in France and Britain are seeking UN resolution to authorize a no-fly zone. President Obama has said all options are on the table, but has held back from endorsing any kind of military intervention. Join us to talk about the on-going crisis in Libya and the debate over how to respond.

Guests

Thom Shanker

Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times.

Danielle Pletka

vice president of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Jessica Mathews

president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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