October 20th, 2011

Fareed Zakaria on the death of Moammar Gadhafi

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria spoke to Wolf Blitzer via telephone from Dubai in the hours following the death of Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi.   Zakaria was amongh the last Western journalists to interview Gadhafi in 2009.   Zakaria recounted that experience with Wolf Blitzer, as well as his knowledge of the Gadhafi family, and why Gadhafi’s sons were unable to modernize and liberalize their country under their father’s rule.

Read the full transcript of Fareed’s original 2009 interview with Gadhafi here.