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Latest update : 2012-09-13

US Ambassador to Libya killed

What is the appropriate response to the first killing of a US ambassador since 1979? François Picard’s panel looks at Barack Obama’s pledge to work hand-in-hand with Libya’s post-revolution government, and at the sharp reaction of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

  • Wahid BOURSHAN. Former member, Libyan National Transitional Council (from Tripoli);
  • Laurie DUNDON. Former US State Department Official, Fellow at the Truman National Security Project;
  • Paul VALLET. Professor of International Relations;
  • Mathieu MABIN. Senior Correspondant, France 24;
  • Hugh MILES. Journalist and writer (from Cairo);
  • Catherine NORRIS TRENT. Senior Correspondant, France 24 (from Tripoli).


Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Christopher Davis, Mary Colombel.

Watch the second part here.

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