In our last class we discussed the Libyan revolution, Gadaffi, and some of the factors that will influence whether this revolution will succeed. Today we are analyzing current events in order to predict whether the Libyan revolution will be successful.
Assignment: You are a CIA analyst stationed at the N. Africa desk. You have been asked to write a 1 paragraph report on whether you think the Libyan democratic revolution will succeed and why? Your station chief wants this delivered by tomorrow.
What do you already know about Libya that you can use to predict what will happen in Libya?
What else do you need to know in order to accurately predict what will happen in Libya?
You will use the following graphic organizer to help make our predictions: Libyan Revolution Prediction Worksheet
In addition, here are the articles that each group reviewed:
- http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2011/02/kadaffi’s decline_
Here are a few more articles with some really interesting insights:
Answer questions 3 and 4 on the worksheet for homework. You will have the opportunity to conduct additional research to answer the 1-2 questions that you identify for #4.