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Libya / Revolution / After Kadhafi / A Discussion #1000474

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 22, 2011
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[Libyan REBEL - says we had to fight to liberate our city to change the dictatorship of 42 years.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The problems facing the National Resistance Council that will take over in Libya after leader Muammar el-Kadhafi outlined; inset photos from Libya shown. Live discussion held with former CIA agent Bob Baer, Johns Hopkins University professor Fouad Ajami and Princeton University professor Anne-Marie Slaughter about Libya. [AJAMI - recalls what happened in Iraq after the fall of President Saddam Hussein; states the Kadhafi regime has fallen and what happens next is anyone's guess; sums up what Kadhafi did for 42 years.] [BAER - comments on the potential for problems in Libya between tribal groups, the lack of political institutions upon which to build a democracy, the possibility of a civil war after the vacuum; suggests Kadhafi has been defeated and has lost power and Libyans got rid of him.] [Via phone, SLAUGHTER - says it will take time to rebuild the institutions; notes the world intervened: a tremendous accomplishment in six months.]

Cooper, Anderson

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