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Eye On The Middle East: US Intervention In Libya

Benjamin Gottlieb, Arezou Rezvani |
March 23, 2011 | 7:21 p.m. PDT

Senior News Editor & Staff Reporter

Photo by Benjamin Gottlieb
Photo by Benjamin Gottlieb

This week on Eye on the Middle East:

The U.S.-led air campaign against Libya's military defense systems and the creation of a no-fly zone.

Escalating violence on the streets of Syria.

Our guest expert is Dr. Haleh Esfandiari an Iranian American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues and democratic developments in the Middle East. In 2007 she was detained in solitary confinement in Iran's Evin Prison for several months.

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