Bill Clinton

Clinton Says Libya Needs a Wal-mart

Keeping priorities in perspective


Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has an idea of what beleaguered Libya needs: a Wal-mart.

Speaking at his eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) summit on Sunday, he challenged Wal-mart CEO, Mike Duke, to open a store in the troubled region to create jobs and foster international cooperation.

"If the new president of Libya asked you to open a store in Tripoli, would you consider it?" Clinton asked Duke (a panelist at the event.)