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Reporting from Tripoli: Are there more tribes supporting Gaddafi than opposing?

04-02-2011 18:29 BJT Special Report:Int'l Intervention in Libya |

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Now let's cross to Tripoli, and our correspondent Jack Barton, for the latest developments in Libya.

Q1: The Libyan opposition says it has deals to exchange oil for weapons with Qatar. But US Defense Secretary Robert Gates claims Libyan rebel forces actually need training, much more than weapons. Do you agree with this point?

Q2: Geopolitics are playing a very important role in the Libyan conflict, as Muammar Gaddafi has been relying heavily on tribal support. As far as you can discern, are there more tribes supporting the national leader, than opposing him?

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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