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March 31st, 2011
09:44 AM ET

Rep. Rogers on Libya: 'We wouldn't know who we're arming'

The White House briefed U.S. lawmakers Wednesday on the nation's operations in Libya. The briefing came amidst news of CIA presence in the North African nation and reports that the U.S. is arming Libyan rebels, a tactic some lawmakers disagree with.

Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says he would be cautious about arming rebels right now. Rep. Rogers talks to Kiran Chetry and Christine Romans about the briefings and the latest out of Libya.

Filed under: Libya • U.S.
March 31st, 2011
09:38 AM ET

Scheuer: Libya was none of our business

A U.S. intelligence source has confirmed the presence of CIA operations in Libya. What does an operation like this look like and what does it mean for the U.S.?

Michael Scheuer, former CIA Counterterrorism Analyst who headed CIA's Bin Laden Unit, says the U.S. should not have gone into Libya. Scheuer discusses the situation with Kiran Chetry and Christine Romans.

Filed under: Libya • U.S.
March 31st, 2011
09:32 AM ET

'Miral', new film by Julian Schnabel, documents Palestinian story

'Miral', a new film from director Julian Schnabel, documents the story of Palestinian women during the years of the Middle East conflict. The film, based on screenwriter Rula Jebreal's life, opens Friday.

Schnabel and Jebreal talk to American Morning's Kiran Chetry.

Filed under: Entertainment • Middle East
March 31st, 2011
08:59 AM ET

Could natural gas be the answer to America's call for clean, safe energy?

Amid safety and health concerns brought to light by the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, the push for a nuclear energy renaissance in the United States has waned.

As a result, Americans are looking for other sources of clean, cheap energy, and some people are pointing to shale gas as the solution. A clean and cheap fuel, many are touting shale as the transitional fuel to renewable energy; however, critics say the process of drilling for shale gas is dangerous.

Bryan Walsh talks to Christine Romans about his latest article, "The Gas Dilemma", and the debate over natural gas.

Filed under: Energy • U.S.