Riz Khan
The battle for Libya's soul
Bernard-Henri Levy, the French philosopher and writer, shares his perspective on the uprising in Libya.
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2011 13:06 GMT

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As the United Nations and NATO debate what course of action to take, Muammar Gaddafi’s forces have pushed back rebels through the use of air power.

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting and aid agencies are warning of a potential humanitarian catastrophe.

We speak with controversial French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy about his recent visit to the country and what he thinks can be done for Libyans.

This episode aired on Thursday, March 10, 2011.

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