12:30 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST

Past Event

Libya and the U.S. Role in the Middle East/North Africa Unrest

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As Moammar Qaddafi tries to hang on to power in Libya through brutal means, the Obama administration and Congress are struggling with U.S. policy options in Libya and the broader region. Some are calling for military intervention; others insist that the United States must not act alone, and that a coordinated response from the international community is required.

Expert Ken Pollack took questions in a live web chat on U.S. options as the turmoil and bloodshed continue in Libya and throughout North Africa and the Middle East.

Read the transcript >>