President Obama and the U.N. warn Moammar Gadhafi to stop military action against rebels or face consequences. Meanwhile, after the earthquake, tsunami and partial nuclear plant meltdown in Japan, the U.S. reviews nuclear safety and a look at the global economic impact of the disaster. Joining Gwen: Tom Gjelten, NPR; Coral Davenport, National Journal; and David Wessel, Wall Street Journal.
The Webcast Extra: More on the United Nation’s resolution against Gadhafi and how the Iraq and Afghanistan wars influenced President Obama’s decision making. Also, the panel looks at the strength of the Libyan military against the joint forces. Plus, more on the politics behind nuclear energy in America and why Japanese currency increased in value after the earthquake and tsunami.