Libya Back in the Fold?

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photoRonald Reagan once called Moammar Gadhafi "the mad dog of the Middle East". Well the old dog has got some new tricks, this week the United Nations is set to debate whether or not to lift sanctions on this one-time rogue nation. How has Libya managed to make its way from pubic enemy number one to cooperative global citizen? Skeptics caution that Qaddafi is a wolf attempting to don sheep's clothing, but the allure of Libyan oil may prove too tempting for the U.S. to resist.


Peter Duignan, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Michael Hudson, Director of the Georgetown Center for Arab Studies

Scott Anderson, writer, New York Times Magazine, Kara Weipz, President , Victims of Pan Am Flight 103

This program aired on August 21, 2003.


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