The Debate

French embassy in Libya attacked: Mali backlash?

Was it revenge for the offensive in Mali or retaliation for the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi? Perhaps it was a message to stay out of Libya as the country struggles towards becoming a democracy. Laura Baines and her guests discuss the many theories following the attack on the French embassy in Tripoli.

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  • Francis PERRIN, Editorial Manager, "Arab Oil and Gas";
  • Steven EKOVICH, Professor of Political Sciences, American University of Paris;
  • Arnaud CASTAIGNET, International Political Economy Analyst, Milestone Group;
  • Anas EL GOMATI, Director General of the Sadeq Institute;
  • Waheed BURSHAN, Political activist; Former member of the Gharyan Council (CNT) and Managing Director at Libya Qatari Holding.

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