"If the old Blackwater team were still together, I have high confidence that a multi-brigade-size unit of veteran American contractors or a multi-national force could be rapidly assembled and deployed to be that necessary ground combat team."
In advance of his first visit to the United States as Vice-Chancellor, and ahead of meetings with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Vice-President Joe Biden, Gabriel sat down with CAP senior fellow Matt Browne to discuss the economic and political challenges facing Germany, Europe, and the transatlantic relationship.
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Libya's two largest cities are under the control of Islamist militias. With its parliament taking refuge elsewhere, the country seems to have outsourced the fightto a septuagenarian general a track-record of turning-coat.