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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Libyan Rebels: Who Are They And Should We Arm Them?

Libyan rebels retreat from the frontline outside of Ras Lanouf, 250 km east of Sirte, central Libya. (AP)

Libyan rebels retreat from the frontline outside of Ras Lanouf, 250 km east of Sirte, central Libya. (AP)

Rebels in Libya are getting some protection from the no fly zone. But from Downing Street to Washington, there’s a debate about whether to also support them with training and arms, especially given the looming questions about who makes up the opposition.

Scott Wilson, White House correspondent, of the Washington Post joins us.


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