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Hillary Clinton today making an unannounced trip to Libya becoming the highest ranking American official to do so since the fall fall of colonel Moammar Gadhafi regime.
Secretary Clinton brought along some words of encouragement for -- new interim government not to mention another eleven million dollars in nonmilitary aid.
And according to Secretary Clinton this is just the beginning.
We are working together to return billions of dollars of frozen assets.
And that we every opened our embassy we're going to.
Put even more money into helping Libya secure and destroy.
Of -- And meanwhile the battle for complete control of Libya does continue and the former dictator Moammar Gadhafi is still out there somewhere.
The -- fox correspondent -- the news Jonathan Hunt live back in our New York City studios and Jonathan.
Libya may be free and all that but this is still a very dangerous trip into are not war country.
Certainly -- ship as evidenced by the fact that section of state Clinton flew into Tripoli.
Aboard a military C seventeen and it -- armed with defense systems specifically designed to protect it from potential rocket attacks for the -- of state.
Was keen to point -- from a health point of view that the real danger is what faced by those Libyans who stood up to move market -- listen.
I am proud to stand here.
On the soil -- 83 Libya.
And on behalf of the American people I congratulate.
It is a great.
To see a new.
A new future for -- being born this is Libya's moments this is Libya's victory.
And the future belongs to you.
And executives say Clinton also said the United States will stand by Libya as it rebuilds its economy its education system and the searches forget that these many missing weapons -- And searches for Gadhafi for that matter I mean this is far from over with him still out there somewhere it's certainly a ship and the -- now.
How is raging around his hometown of -- like -- Daffy himself that may all may not be the rebels pushing in that.
Trying to find if -- is that.
I'm trying to get hold of him if He is secular state Clinton interestingly today sent to some students she was holding a town hall meeting with -- And I'm gonna quote here.
We hope he'd get Daffy can be captured or killed soon.
So that you don't have to fear him at any long -- unusually blunt language from all nations chief diplomat shot.
Jonathan Hunt live with -- -- in the -- Jonathan thank you what is now the former United States assistant secretary of state for public affairs -- PJ Crowley.
Right now he's at the -- Bradley chair for strategic leadership Dickinson College -- CPJ well what do you make -- back bit.
After all these months colonel Gadhafi has escaped are not war and is still out there not caught.
Well I mean we went through the same experience with Saddam Hussein so while -- I'm not surprised by this the United States -- admitted that does not know weary years.
It is important to get -- because they -- this is a fear factor here.
He ought to just the last few days Libby has torn down the walls was compound -- a very constructive step but He has the ability.
And probably the money to be able to lead difficult and perhaps a violent insurgency.
If He chooses.
One of the most difficult aspects of all of this of course has been that with a dictatorship especially over this period of time.
It's very difficult for groups to organize during the process and put together some sort of structure that might eventually become political.
To to what degree has this interim government have been able to come together and Begin the process of well governing.
But that that's a process that's beginning and I thinks the secretary's visit was saved and necessary show of support.
But as you say they've they've got some other issues they've got to deal -- there they've got lots of malicious and one of their critical elements is -- Get achieving command and control of all the disparate groups and tribal groups that participated in this rebellion.
As your your previous reports have said there's a bill Libby is -- -- with weapons including shoulder fired missiles that's why she came the C seventeen.
They've got -- -- you -- to get get control of those and destroy those to the extent they can.
They've got to show the beginning said the transition where they do but I constitution when will there be elections.
-- so that this group has to -- and show they have the legitimate support.
Of the Libyan people and finally beginning to grow into more diversified economy Egypt are I'm sorry Libya has oil.
As valuable but but it's too reliant on oil has -- pillar of its economy got to diversify going forward.
-- that is one of the challenges PJ Crowley and our capital -- newsroom this afternoon PJ thank you.
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