Gaddafi to go? But who/what will take his place?

It seems the anti regime fever is spreading to Libya where Moammar Gadhafi has sworn to fight the mob calling for his overthrow to the last. According to the latest Al Jazeera report, the east of the country is already under ‘civilian control’.

In this context it is worth listening to this interview with Clay Shirky on how Twitter and Facebook are playing a role in the current unrest in the Arab world. Towards the end he notes that “we’ve found a better way to take down autocracy, but not a way to replace them”.

There’s more in the latest issue of Foreign Affairs (if you register)..