Uploaded by dondebar on 22 Aug 2011 - KPFA's Davey D interviews Don DeBar about the real on-the-ground situation in Tripoli. Recorded at 7:15am ET on August 22, 2011.
WESTERN governments have helped prepare a blueprint for a post-Gaddafi Libya that would retain much of the regime's security infrastructure to avoid an Iraq-style collapse into anarchy.
The 70-page plan, obtained by London's The Times, charts the first months after the fall of the Gaddafi regime. The document was drawn up by the National Transition Council in Benghazi with Western help.
Officials say the blueprint draws on lessons from the disastrous regime change in Iraq in 2003 and the rebel takeover in eastern Libya in March.
The Aussie - Aug 9, 2011 | read full report.