Does Libyan Deal Set a Bad Precedent?

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Libya's release of six foreign medical workers held under questionable circumstances will be followed by a visit from U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Is this an example of rewarding bad international behavior? What are the costs of such an action?

Robert Gallucci, dean of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, offers his thoughts in a conversation with Rebecca Roberts.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from