We discuss the emir of Qatar's decision to hand over power to his son. Then, we take a look at what Edward Snowden and Ecuador have to offer each other. Plus, Josh Wise from the Illinois Trade Coalition weighs in on Obama's efforts to negotiate a trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
It may come as a surprise that a Gulf nation the size of Connecticut would play an outsize role in the downfall of Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi. But then, Qatar is full of surprises.The oil-rich state helped lead the NATO mission in Libya, as well as train and arm the rebels.
As Libyans absorb the impact of Qaddafi’s death, the BBC’s Owen Bennett-Jones explores what happens after dictators leave power. How does the manner of a dictator's downfall shape a country's chances of recovery?