US-Libya Business Association Honorary Chairman Amb. David Mack and Executive Director Charles Dittrich traveled to Libya for five days in mid-December. They met with Libyan government officials, Libyan private business leaders and representatives of American companies working in the country. They will share impressions regarding the political and economic climate in Libya and the implications for both overall US-Libyan relations and the prospects for American business interests. Chuck Dittrich, who is also a Vice President of the National Foreign Trade Council, has extensive experience in promoting U.S. business around the world, especially in the Middle East and North Africa region. David Mack, a former diplomat and current MEI Scholar, has been a close observer of Libyan-US relations since 1969.