News in Review The Uprising in Libya

News in Review The Uprising in Libya

Moammar Gadhafi has ruled the North African country of Libya for more than 40 years. But in February the wave of protest that has been sweeping through the region caught up with him. There was a popular uprising, and a vicious civil war erupted. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the fighting and its impact on the rest of the world.

  • 2011
  • 00:14:47
  • 13-14
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April 2011
Political violence -- Libya [LCSH] Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- [LCSH] Libya -- Politics and government -- 1969- [LCSH] Protest movements -- Arab countries -- History -- 21st century [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH]
Michael Serapio (Host), Nahlah Ayed (Journalist), Neil MacDonald (Journalist)
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