Tripoli International Airport was seized by an National Transition Council-aligned militia to protest the kidnapping of its commander.
After decades of government malfeasance, Libya needs new political structures, a strong civil society, and an equitable economy.
A sigh of relief undoubtedly went up in transatlantic capitals when Gaddafi was killed.
This ‘Democracy Now!’ interview focuses on the roles of Transitional National Council, NATO, the United States and international interests in the Libyan Civil War as the conflict moves to Tripoli.
The complications of the Libyan Summer, and the consequences of the militarization of its struggle, leave unanswered the question of whether events so far are ultimately a victory for the Libyan people, or for NATO.