Category Archives: Libya

Blackwater Jury Asks to See Video Aftermath of Baghdad Carnage

Blackwater Jury Asks to See Video Aftermath of Baghdad Carnage By Andrew Zajac Oct 20, 2014 3:00 PM ET The jury deliberating since early September the fate of four former Blackwater guards charged with killing or wounding more than 30 … Continue reading

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A suggestion for the House Benghazi committee: Let’s talk about private military contractors

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 08:29 AM EST   A suggestion for the House Benghazi committee: Let’s talk about private military contractors   Here’s a topic Benghazi hearings should cover: Military contractors’ enormous role, and their shameful treatment Mitchell Zuckoff Topics: … Continue reading

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Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices

Reshaping Security Governmentality: Private Military Companies in Libya and the resignification of Neoliberal practices Fernando Brancoli (fbrancoli at gmail dot com) Presented  at  the  ISA  Annual  Convention  2014,  Panel  SB16:  Non-State  Actors: Mercenaries, Pirates, and Death Squads. Abstract:  The  central  … Continue reading

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Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military record

Former Gaddafi bodyguard who lived in Canada accused of faking his military record Stewart Bell | June 17, 2014 5:38 PM ET Darren Calabrese/National Post/FilesGary Peters, former bodyguard of Saadi Gaddafi, wore military service medals he was not entitled to, a … Continue reading

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‘GUN POWDER ’ FIRING BLANKS

‘GUN POWDER ’ FIRING BLANKS The Courier-Mail By PETER MICHAEL 15 June 2014. SOLDIER of fortune Gary “Gun Powder” Peters and his exploits in war-torn Libya are the stuff of legend. But now parts of the ex-Aussie Digger and self-declared … Continue reading

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Benghazi: The Insecure Crossroad of Oil, Mercenaries and Jihadists

Benghazi: The Insecure Crossroad of Oil, Mercenaries and Jihadists By John GossNEWS JUNKIE POST May 8, 2014 at 11:48 pm There are events going on in Africa that are quite devastating for people living there, although the world is currently … Continue reading

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Judicial Watch Obtains State Department Documents Revealing U.S. Security Contractor in Benghazi Lost Two Previous Tripoli Security Contracts

SOURCE: Judicial Watch April 01, 2014 05:07 ET Judicial Watch Obtains State Department Documents Revealing U.S. Security Contractor in Benghazi Lost Two Previous Tripoli Security Contracts Regional Security Office at U.S. Embassy in Tripoli on Blue Mountain Group: “I Would … Continue reading

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Parsons Aids in Libyan Chemical Weapons Destruction

  Parsons Aids in Libyan Chemical Weapons Destruction PASADENA, CA (February 18, 2014) – Parsons, in conjunction with UXB International and Dynasafe International, is pleased to announce its contribution to the successful completion of the destruction of lethal chemical weapons … Continue reading

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Scots pirate buster Billy Irving receives emotional visit from family after three months in Indian jail

Scots pirate buster Billy Irving receives emotional visit from family after three months in Indian jail 20 Jan 2014 08:44 FORMER Para Billy, 33, spent three hours with his partner Yvonne MacHugh and dad Jim in Puzhal prison, Chennai, where … Continue reading

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Did The 60 Minutes Benghazi Hoaxer Also Lie About His Rank?

Did The 60 Minutes Benghazi Hoaxer Also Lie About His Rank? Expand Related CBS Retracts Bombshell Benghazi Report Over Lying Source Today CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes retracted its bombshell report about security failures during the September 11, 2012 attacks in … Continue reading

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