Levin: U.S. Libya Role Will Remain Limited

October 21, 2011 1:59 pm (EST)

Levin: U.S. Libya Role Will Remain Limited
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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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