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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-08-23

Libya after Gaddafi

Today's international press focuses on the challenges facing the Libyan National Transitional Council in building. Many papers question the wisdom of the NATO intervention and some ask if the Libyan example could work in Syria.

Egyptian blog the Arabist asks how the Libyan NTC will deal with the challenges of reconstructing the country - and stopping it descending into sectarian chaos.

The Atlantic says NATO's action in Libya was a shining example of a well conducted intervention - and should be followed in countries like Syria.

The Guardian doesn't think Bashar al-Assad is losing any sleep over Gaddafi though - claiming that the parallel does not stand up to scrutiny.

And the New Yorker explains why dropped charges don't mean prosecutors believe that Dominique Strauss-Kahn is innocent.

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