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Libya / Uprising / NATO Role / A Discussion #991732

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Growing questions about the role of NATO in the stalemate in Libya reported; scenes shown from Misrata of the fighting. [March 28, President OBAMA - comments on what the US has done.] [Libyan opposition spokesman Mahmoud SHAMMAM†- comments on the NATO takeover.] [March 31, Senator John McCAIN - says the end of the US mission would be a mistake.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt about the NATO mission in Libya. [KIMMITT - assesses the mission against leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's forces, who have learned how to react to the air threat; states only more military force can make progress since diplomacy is not making inroads.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Benghazi, Libya: Ben Wedeman) The dropoff in air strikes since NATO took over, that there is a stalemate with little sign of any movement, how the rebel forces have learned nothing about tactics, training and leadership discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jill Dougherty) The discontent among the allies over how little NATO is doing, what Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is saying about what is happening in Misrata, how they continue to hope something will happen from within Kadhafi's regime discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Wedeman, Ben;
Dougherty, Jill
Duration:
00:11:50

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