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Libya / Revolution / Kadhafi Death / A Discussion (Part II) #1005232

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) New YouTube video of a wounded Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi being manhandled by a crowd shown.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) Kadhafi's four decades of rule reviewed; scenes and photos shown of the Libyan "Rocket car" designed by Kadhafi, his U.N. address, his female bodyguards, his homes, his wardrobe and his tents. [With Larry King, KADHAFI - {thru translator} says he is not the leader of the country.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with national security consultant Fran Townsend, Johns Hopkins University professor Fouad Ajami and former CIA officer Robert Baer about Kadhafi; inset video shown. [AJAMI - comments on the oddities of getting rid of these despotic dictators who turn out to be frauds; speculates about what the tyrants are thinking in Syria and Yemen.] [TOWNSEND - notes the crumbling infrastructure in Libya and the serious challenges the country faces, including tribal differences.] [BAER - speculates someone just shot him; notes it is a great victory for the CIA because he was insane.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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