Chaos for Civilians in War-Torn Libya

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Tripoli Street in downtown Misrata is a scene of destruction April 18, 2011 in Misrata, Libya. Tripoli Street once was Misrata's posh main avenue for shops and expensive apartments. (Chris Hondros/Getty)

Most of the news out of Libya focuses on the battle between Moammar Gadhafi’s security forces and the Libyan rebels. But what about the civilians, the foreign aid workers and the journalists who have to live with the chaos war leaves behind? James Foley is a freelance journalist reporting from Libya. He was captured by Libyan security forces in April and has been detained in Brega ever since. His mother Diane Foley joins us to talk about her son’s detention and the turmoil in Libya.

 

 

Guests:

John Burns and Diane Foley

Produced by:

Jillian Weinberger

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