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Levin: U.S. Libya Role Will Remain Limited

Interviewee: Carl M. Levin, Chairman, Armed Services Committee
Interviewer: James M. Lindsay, Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
October 21, 2011

Senator Carl M. Levin (D-MI), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, discusses U.S. involvement in Libya following Muammar al-Qaddafi's death, as well as progress in Afghanistan and possible federal budget sequestration with CFR's James M. Lindsay. "We've not been in the lead in Libya," Levin says, emphasizing that any future involvement must continue "on an international basis with us being part of it, not in the lead or dominating it."


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