Russian missiles incoming to Venezuela:
(Infodefensa.com) Caracas – arrived at the port of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, from Russia, mobile system components long range anti-aircraft missile S-300VM Antey-2500, according to local newspaper Notitarde. In the images that illustrate the note, there are trucks transporting on trailers, launch tubes for missiles 9M82M. The newspaper counted at least twelve tubes and precisely who came on board Socol 6.
. . . we are at war [...]
Terence P. Jeffrey
March 26, 2013
On Feb. 12, about two years after the U.S. government first militarily intervened in Libya to advance the cause of Libyan revolutionaries and five months after Libyan terrorists murdered Amb. Chris Stevens and three other Americans in that country, the post-revolutionary Libyan government arrested a U.S. citizen for allegedly “proselytizing” Christianity in Benghazi. As of today, according to both a senior administration official and a [...]
New York Times
February 10, 2012
TRIPOLI, Libya — As the militiamen saw it, they had the best of intentions. They assaulted another militia at a seaside base here this week to rescue a woman who had been abducted. When the guns fell silent, briefly, the scene that unfolded felt as chaotic as Libya’s revolution these days — a government whose authority extends no further than its offices, militias whose swagger [...]
Pizza man struggles to recall memorized sound bites on Libya situation
November 15, 2011
Herman Cain’s cringe inducing stumble over a question concerning Libya once again goes to show that he knows absolutely nothing about foreign policy and geopolitics and is literally being told what to say by advisors.
The video of Cain (below) bumbling over the facts concerning Obama’s policy toward Libya quickly went viral yesterday, drawing comparisons to Rick [...]
The New York Times
October 30, 2011
The guns in Libya have barely quieted, and NATO’s military assistance to the rebellion that toppled Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi will not end officially until Monday. But a new invasion force is already plotting its own landing on the shores of Tripoli.
Western security, construction and infrastructure companies that see profit-making opportunities receding in Iraq and Afghanistan have turned their sights [...]
Libya’s former leader Moamer Gaddafi was first captured alive, but was later murdered by shootings of participants of operation, the Aljazeera reported.
His dead body was brought to the city of Misrata.
Former Libya’s Defense Minister Abu-Bakr Yunis Jabr was also killed during the air strikes. Mass demonstrations demanding for the ouster of Qaddafi, who has been ruling the country for more than 40 years, started in Libya in mid-February and subsequently [...]
NATO-backed rebels suffer further losses in Bani Walid as field commander Daw Saleheen is killed by Libyan forces.
September 29, 2011
As reported earlier, rebel fighters tasked by NATO to take Bani Walid have begun filtering back home after frustrating and continuous defeat by the city’s defenders. A recent rocket barrage managed to kill rebel commander Daw Saleheen, who was leading operations against Bani Walid, Associated Press [...]
Moises Saman for The New York Times
Rebel fighters took cover during a firefight in Tripoli on Monday. Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi remained at large, but there was little doubt that the Libyan leader’s four-decade grip on power was ending.
TRIPOLI, Libya — The euphoria that followed the rebels’ triumphant march in Tripoli gave way to confusion and wariness on Monday, as Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi remained at large, his [...]
ZAWIYAH, Libya — Rebel soldiers fought running street battles on Friday with troops loyal to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi in the heart of this strategically important city, just a half-hour’s drive from the Libyan capital of Tripoli, and there were new signs that worried foreigners in Tripoli were urgently trying to leave.
The fighting centered on the city’s central Martyrs Square, where snipers and other Qaddafi loyalists have taken [...]
BENGHAZI, Libya — In recent days, after weeks of delays and closed-door meetings, rebel leaders here have announced a slate of new appointments, including a defense chief and a minister for reconstruction and infrastructure. They have added members to a national council, to represent areas in southern, central and western Libya, all in an effort to bolster the revolution, better represent the country as [...]
BENGHAZI, Libya — NATO’s campaign of airstrikes against Libya came under the most intense criticism yet on Sunday, with Russian officials accusing the alliance of using “disproportionate” force in civilian areas a day after a strike on central Tripoli was reported to have killed a son and three grandchildren of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi
Although NATO commanders insisted that they had struck a legitimate military target on Saturday [...]
Libyan rebels arrive at the frontline on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, March 21, 2011.
(Credit: AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
At a briefing by the British Defense Ministry this morning, Maj. Gen. John Lorimer said the launch of allied military operations is having “a very real effect protecting Benghazi from Col. Qaddafi’s forces.” Lorimer said Qaddafi’s attack on the city and its population has been stopped in its tracks. [...]
Farrakhan goes on a rant on Chicago radio about Obama calling for Qaddafi to step down, this is from yesterday
Louis Farrakhan with radio host Cliff Kelley on WVON-AM 1690 Chicago
FARRAKHAN: “I warn my brother do you let these wicked demons move you in a direction that will absolutely ruin your future with your people in Africa and throughout the world…Why don’t you organize a group of [...]
Libyaâ€™s deputy ambassador to the United Nations has denounced his countryâ€™s ruler Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, in protest to escalating violence unleashed by Libyan security forces against anti-government protesters that has killed several hundred people.
The United States condemned the mounting violence, and on Monday ordered Embassy family members and non-essential staff to evacuate the country.
“The world is watching the situation in Libya with alarm,” Secretary of [...]