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Hey have you ever heard of -- -- fast so that's a country not a person.
But that country's president the country which by the -- in West Africa.
Burkina fast as president today offered exiled to colonel Qaddafi the self described king of kings of Africa.
Of course that's if the rebels don't capture shoot him in the face first and let's take it copies former role as the leader of the African Union and his oil wealth.
Gives him a number of exile options within Africa colonel Qaddafi also -- close ties with the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Who -- said Libya has quote only one government the only the one led by Moammar Qaddafi.
But this now -- the former New Mexico governor and former United States ambassador to United Nations bill -- are good to see you.
Nice to see Asia Burkina fast so I don't I don't know what how to process all of that a what to do -- except to say.
I would suspect that Moammar -- to -- The rebels don't find -- first.
Well that's -- a sense.
Countries surrounding Africa.
Libya that He can get to gives you can't get out in in an airport.
Burkina paso Chad Mali these are countries that he's helped in the past maybe they won't give them safe haven.
My sense is that he's holed up.
In Tripoli you know He was a guy like Saddam Hussein who hardly ever slept in the same place so He could be in and in -- -- He could be an up.
Palace in a bunker He still has some hold over support.
But I think eventually they'll find them but He can't get out via airplane.
Working Innophos so I don't think I think is just a little too far for him to get -- and.
I wonder if you have a thought on it there's a way to maybe if there's a button you could push.
To try to convince this man to stop the dying.
Well I think did the best way is what's happening right now ship that.
He is military has -- his people are leaving him.
The rebels have about 95% of Tripoli.
Enormous shift in power there.
I think the guy only answers -- power.
But He is also somebody with a huge ego He might end up not turning himself -- and maybe trying to become a martyr.
Is a very complex guy.
I don't think there's any one individual that can persuade him to give -- I think world make him give in is is is the rebels coming in.
That the DNC setting up a government I think that's.
The best show of power that can get him -- and possibly.
Turn himself in and I think here the rebels need to be careful.
They need to turn -- -- to the international.
Court of justice they got to send a message that they're not gonna go after the holdovers.
They got to be you know they gotta get their act together in terms of being unified and it's tough because there's so many.
Tribes ethnic groups they have no democratic institutions.
So let's give the room cut the rebels a little slack it's going to be.
Take a little while for them to get their act together and move into a democratic transition.
You know before -- a number of my colleagues have interviewed colonel Qaddafi some of them a number of times and to a man or woman at least off camera.
I hear he's a drug addict with an assessment ever made of that.
You know I remember reading some of the profiles on him I never saw that -- but.
He's very mercurial.
Very quick changes and character certainly probably bipolar.
-- -- -- But sometimes you know capable of sounding rational.
And you know He was at one point rational when He gave up his weapons of mass destruction.
And He was moving into more moderation.
But it looks like since He started losing a grip on power.
That bipolar attitude.
Day indication that the countries made of him this caused the once again -- becoming rational I think right now he's very irrational.
Yeah that you former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson former -- -- the United Nations conceived thank you.
Thank you should.
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