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Today: General Sharriff: planning conducted but not wanted

April 25th, 2015

Episode 310 of 1333 episodes

Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron and other world leaders of failing to stand by Libya after ousting Colonel Gaddafi from power in 2011, which he said had contributed in part to the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Setting out his foreign policy priorities, he said the UK had repeated the same mistakes in post-conflict planning for Libya as were made in Iraq and the chaos in the country could have been anticipated. John Jenkins is a former UK Special Representative to the Libyan National Transitional Council and former British Ambassador to Libya. General Sir Richard Shirreff was NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander when the Arab League and the UN imposed a no fly zone over Libya.

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