Libya and United States: UF expert comments
In a multi-national effort which included French coalition building and U-S flight campaigns, the forces still loyal to Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi were attacked this weekend. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Center for African Studies Director Leonardo Villalon about the significance of the U-S role in Libya and what the future holds.
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