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September 30th, 2012
12:02 PM ET

Sen. McCain: "political overtones" with Libya situation

Sen. McCain (R-AZ) said the Obama administration's reaction to the Libya attacks show "certain political overtones."

"It was either willful ignorance or abysmal intelligence to think that people come to spontaneous demonstrations with heavy weapons, mortars, and the attack goes on for hours."

Filed under: John McCain • Libya • Middle East • Newsmakers • State of the Union
September 23rd, 2012
01:32 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday September 23, 2012

On today’s “State of the Union,” with 44 days until Election Day,  we got an assessment of the state of the race from two stalwarts of the Senate, Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham. House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Rep. Mike Rogers, joined Candy to discuss the Obama administration’s response to the attack that killed the US ambassador to Libya. Finally, a panel of pollsters and reporters; Whit Ayres, Anna Greenberg, Susan Page and Ron Brownstein discussed how the presidential candidates can appeal to that most desirable of demographics: the undecided voter.

Filed under: 2012 • Candy Crowley • Dick Durbin • Foreign Policy • Intelligence • Libya • Lindsey Graham • Newsmakers • Ron Brownstein
May 20th, 2012
11:07 AM ET

CNN Confirms: Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Libya

CNN confirms Addel Basset al-Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie bombing, has died. CNN's Nic Robertson, Senators Barbara Boxer and Kay Bayley Hutchison weigh in.

Sen. Boxer on whether justice has been done in the Lockerbie case: "I don't believe so. ... I have listened to the families. They feel some type of closure, but they also believe that there are more leads that have to be followed. And one thing we know about our country, we'll come after you. So we need to keep on searching. We really do."

Filed under: Barbara Boxer • Kay Bailey Hutchison • Libya
July 3rd, 2011
09:23 AM ET

McCain: Afghan drawdown unnecessary risk

Sen. John McCain on tour of Afghanistan discusses the risks of drawdown there and weighs in on Libya and debt ceiling.

Filed under: Afghanistan • Economy • John McCain • Libya • Middle East • Newsmakers • State of the Union
May 8th, 2011
10:41 AM ET

NATO Secretary-General on Libya

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen talks endgame in Libya.

April 24th, 2011
11:58 AM ET

Graham: Cut the head off the snake

Sen. Lindsey Graham says the "only way I know to make this thing successful is to put pressure on Tripoli."

Filed under: Iraq • Libya • Lindsey Graham • Middle East • Moammar Gadhafi • Newsmakers • State of the Union
April 24th, 2011
11:35 AM ET

McCain: Gadhafi shouldn't feel safe

Sen. John McCain talks about his recent trip to Libya to meet the rebels in Benghazi and Gadhafi's future.

Filed under: John McCain • Libya • Middle East • Moammar Gadhafi • Newsmakers • State of the Union
April 10th, 2011
11:02 AM ET

Tony Blair: There is a strategic objective in Libya

Fmr. British Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East Tony Blair discusses unrest in Libya.

Filed under: Libya • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tony Blair
April 3rd, 2011
10:11 AM ET

Gen. Jones: Goal in Libya is regime change

Fmr. National Security Adviser James Jones says that the NATO coalition can't leave Libya until Gadhafi is ousted.

Filed under: James Jones • Libya • Newsmakers • State of the Union
March 28th, 2011
10:07 AM ET

We ask Carl Levin: Does the U.S.-Libya mission have an end?

CNN's Candy Crowley asks Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin if the fly-over mission in Libya will work.

Filed under: Carl Levin • Libya • Newsmakers • State of the Union
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