Poland's foreign minister on Libya's future
Foreign Minister of Poland, Radek Sikorski (Getty images).
May 16th, 2011
12:44 PM ET

Poland's foreign minister on Libya's future

Editor's Note: Radek Sikorski is Foreign Minister of Poland. For more from Sikorski, visit Project Syndicate.

By Radek Sikorski, Foreign Minister of Poland

BENGHAZI – This week, I flew to Benghazi to meet Libya’s Transitional National Council (TNC), a visit coordinated with European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton and NATO allies.

I was the first Western foreign minister to travel to Libya since the crisis began. What I saw reminded me of my country 20 years ago, just after Poland’s first free elections, which, together with the fall of the Berlin Wall barely six months later, came to symbolize the Cold War’s end. FULL POST

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Topics: Europe • Libya • NATO • Revolution