Deepening U.S. Involvement in Libya

Deepening U.S. Involvement in Libya

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. won’t put "boots on the ground" in Libya, but the C.I.A. is already there. Following NATO's takeover of the military mission, a look at the U.S. role in the conflict going forward.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. won’t put "boots on the ground" in Libya, but the C.I.A. is already there. Following NATO's takeover of the military mission, a look at the U.S. role in the conflict going forward.

Guests

Paul Pillar

director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer

Mark Hosenball

investigative correspondent, Reuters

General Barry McCaffrey (U.S. Army-Ret.)

retired U.S. army four-star general, and former director of the office of National Drug Control Policy

Dirk Vandewalle

Dartmouth College Professor of Government, author of the book "Libya Since Independence: Oil and State Building"

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