Category Libya

U.S. Eyes Use Of Security Brigade In Tunisia Amid Russia Concerns

U.S. eyes use of security brigade in Tunisia amid Russia concerns Reuters · by 2 Min Read · May 30, 2020 TUNIS (Reuters) – The United States is looking to use one of its Security Force Assistance Brigades in Tunisia, its military said on Friday, amid concern over Russian activity in Libya. Libya’s civil war has drawn in […]

Russian Fighters Flown Out Of Western Libya After Haftar Retreat

Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat Al Jazeera English Russian fighters in Libya were flown out a town south of Tripoli by their Libyan allies after retreating from front lines at the capital, the town’s mayor said. The reported departure of the Russians on Sunday was another blow to the Libya […]

By Air And Sea, Mercenaries Landed In Libya. Then The Plan Went South.

By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. Then the Plan Went South. The New York Times · by Declan Walsh · May 25, 2020 A short-lived mission uncovered by U.N. investigators offers a glimpse into the world of those who have thrived off Libya’s chaos. Years of conflict have left the center of Benghazi in ruins. In […]

Secret Military Mission Uncovered In Libya; Including Australian, British, And U.S. Operatives

Secret military mission uncovered in Libya dailytelegraph.com.au · May 25, 2020 United Nations experts have unmasked a secret mission of private western forces in Libya, including Australian, British and US military operatives, according to a confidential report seen by dpa. At least 20 people from Australia, France, Malta, South Africa, Britain and the United States were […]

Libya Conflict: Russian Mercenaries From The Shadowy Wagner Group Are Spearheading The Battle For Capital Tripoli

Libya conflict: Russian mercenaries from the shadowy Wagner Group are spearheading the battle for capital Tripoli Libya has been divided since 2014 into rival military and political camps based in the capital Tripoli and the east The Russian mercenaries are fighting for Khalifa Hifter’s forces against the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) Agencies Published: […]

Syrian Arms Trafficker Brokers Deals Between North Korea, Houthis, Libyans 

Exclusive – Syrian Arms Trafficker Brokers Deals between N. Korea, Houthis, Libyans  Asharq Al-Awsat Thursday, 9 August, 2018 New York – Ali Barada  https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1357966/exclusive-%E2%80%93-syrian-arms-trafficker-brokers-deals-between-n-korea-houthis  Experts on a United Nations sanctions committee recommended adding shipping vessels, individuals and companies to the North Korea sanctions list over their dealings with Pyongyang. They revealed in a report correspondence between North […]

New Clues Bolster Belief That ISIS Leader Is Still Alive — And Busy With A Chilling New Mission

New clues bolster belief that ISIS leader is still alive — and busy with a chilling new mission By Joby Warrick, Souad Mekhennet, www.washingtonpost.com View Original May 19th, 2018 In this photo taken from a propaganda video, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi adresses worshipers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul on July 5, 2014.Photo by: […]

In His Summit With Kim, Trump Should Apply The Lessons From Libya: By Bob Joseph

World In His Summit with Kim, Trump Should Apply the Lessons from Libya By Robert Joseph April 30, 2018 6:00 AM     Kim Jong Un watches the test-fire of a strategic submarine underwater ballistic missile (not pictured), in this undated photo released May 9, 2015. (KCNA/Reuters) We cannot afford for North Korea to pretend to eliminate its […]

Punishment Or Provocation? Echoes From El Dorado Canyon

Punishment or Provocation? Echoes from El Dorado Canyon thestrategybridge.org · by Blake Herzinger · April 12, 2018 “Thus conscience does make cowards of us all” —Hamlet, Act III, Scene 1 “We hope that these acts deter future acts of terrorism. One can’t know for sure that that will be the case.” —Robert B. Sims, Pentagon Spokesperson, 17 April […]

The KGB Playbook For Infiltrating The Middle East

The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East By Michael Weiss, www.thedailybeast.com View Original December 28th, 2017 This is the second article in a three-part series based on never-before-published training manuals for the KGB, the Soviet intelligence organization that Vladimir Putin served as an operative, and that shaped his view of the world. As former Director of […]