Monthly Archives: February 2015

Libya defeated us all: “Somalia on the Mediterranean.”

The U.N. gets a mandate, goes there, and finds out there’s no one to work with—the ministries are Potemkin. The I.M.F. goes in, says what’s wrong, and doesn’t do much about it. The World Bank hardly does anything. Vast numbers … Continue reading

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Libya: Saif al-Islam trial adjourned

#Libya Trial of former Gaddafi figures opened and adjourned Tripoli http://t.co/fZ4kAszEnl — Chris Stephen (@reportingLibya) February 23, 2015 read more, see also, [October 20 2011 Saif al-Islam escapes, Muammar dead , Mutassim Gaddafi dead] A U.S. drone and French fighter … Continue reading

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Blimps in Iraq anchored near outposts for eye-in-the-sky surveillance, now transferred to Iraqis

“Additional surveillance equipment used successfully overseas, such as aerostats” could at large reaches of the Mexican border. Three companies have blimps in the border trials: Lockheed, the largest U.S. contractor, No. 4 Raytheon Co. and closely held Technology & Supply … Continue reading

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Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush now considers Damascus a “military zone”-

Heavy fighting is reported in and around the Syrian capital Damascus. On February 3, Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) leader Zahran Alloush said his group now considered Damascus a “military zone”- the latest attacks on the capital were apparently carried … Continue reading

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