Analysis of the Libyan Uprising


Across Libya, protests against the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are being met with violence by security forces and the army.

Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said that Gaddafi is “delusional” and “disconnected from reality.” Here Gaddafi is speaking early on about the unrest:

“Some groups are getting those youth hallucination pills”

Listen to an analysis of the history and political context of the Libyan uprising, with Ohio State University Economics Professor Hassan Aly, who joins us from Cairo, Egypt; local businessman Homdi Soliman, who is organizing Central Ohio supporters in solidarity with protestors in Libya trying to overthrow the Gaddafi regime; and Heba Benomran, a preschool teacher, recently returned from Libya.

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