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August 22nd, 2011
07:05 PM ET

Libyan Ambassador: Gadhafi's son "hijacked"

Libyan Transitional Council Rep. to the U.S. Ali Suleiman Aujali says that Mohammed Gadhafi escaped his rebel captors.

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RELATED STORY: Live blog: One of captured Gadhafi sons has escaped, official says

RELATED VIDEO: Libyan Amb. thinks Gadhafi is in Tripoli


Filed under: Interviews • Libya
August 22nd, 2011
06:59 PM ET

What's next as Gadhafi falls?

Libya reaches out to the U.S. with a "sense of desperation" as rebels close in on Tripoli. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

RELATED STORY: Gadhafi son said to escape; rebels extend grip on Tripoli


Filed under: Jill Dougherty • Libya
August 22nd, 2011
06:48 PM ET

Will Gadhafi be a martyr?

CNN's Fareed Zakaria reflects on whether or not Moammar Gadhafi will surrender or fight until his death.

RELATED STORY: Gadhafi son said to escape; rebels extend grip on Tripoli


Filed under: Fareed Zakaria • Interviews • Libya
BLITZER’S BLOG: Syrian leader’s nervous eye on Libya
Libyans celebrate the arrest of Ghadhafi’s son Saif al-islam and the partial fall of Tripoli in the hands of the Libyan rebels on August 21, 2011 in Benghazi, Libya.
August 22nd, 2011
01:36 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Syrian leader’s nervous eye on Libya

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) - If you’re watching Tripoli from Damascus and your name is Bashar al-Assad, you’re very nervous.

Only a few months ago, who would have thought that Moammar Gadhafi would go down this way? Then again, who would have thought that Hosni Mubarak would wind up in a hospital bed in a courtroom cage?

The Arab spring continues to unfold in dramatic ways.
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Filed under: Libya • Syria • Wolf Blitzer