Qaddafi forces close in on control of Ajdabiya. Rebels have taken very heavy mortar fire there for the past week. Ajdabiya is the last roadblock before Qaddafi forces get to the rebels' stronghold of Benghazi 90 miles to the North. If Ajdabiya falls the oil port of Brega falls with it.
By Michael Georgy AJDABIYAH, Libya | Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:30am EDT AJDABIYAH, Libya (Reuters) – Muammar Gaddafi’s artillery heavily bombarded Ajdabiyah and his forces forced their way inside on Sunday in their most determined assault on the strategic eastern town for at least a week. Rebels cowered in alleyways from sustained artillery, rocket and … Continue reading
British agent George Soros holds Financial and Media Summits to further pervert the American way of life. Reuters, the Financial Times, NPR, PBS, The Washington Post and other major media outlets are speaking at one event or the other.
Opinion Two George Soros Events Aim to Remake the Financial Order and the Media — So Where’s the Reporting? By Dan Gainor Published April 06, 2011 04/07/11 Left-wing billionaire George Soros is helping fund two major conferences that start on the same day, in two different locations just a three hours apart by car. Two liberal … Continue reading
Qaddafi's son Saif(heir apparent) went on a shooting trip to Rothschild owned Waddesdon Manor with Nat Rothschild and Senior British Cabinet Member Peter Mandelson in 2009.
A meeting between a dictator’s son and a senior Cabinet minister at a classic English shooting party revealed how deeply the Gaddafi regime wormed its way into the British Establishment. The weekend took place in 2009 at Waddesdon Manor, the Buckinghamshire home owned by financier Jacob, 4th Baron Rothschild. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was a guest … Continue reading
Article in London's Independent giving a watered down history of the Rothschild International Banking Dynasty
The news that the bankers Rothschild are to withdraw from the gold market, in which they have been a major player for two centuries, has been hailed as the end of an era. The news that the bankers Rothschild are to withdraw from the gold market, in which they have been a major player for two … Continue reading
Libyan rebels to sell their first oil this week. Reuters reports that the Libyan rebel alliance already has its own central bank and money printing machines.
And so the real goal of the Libyan “No Fly Zone” succeeds: Reuters reports that the Libyan rebel alliance, which already has its own central bank and supposedly fiat printing machines, is about to sell its first oil cargo in the coming week.”The agency said Liberian-registered tanker Equator was due to arrive in the rebel-held … Continue reading
I love it when CNN is forced to go off script. A guest former CIA officer Michael Scheurer exposes our involvement in Libya for what it is. Includes video.
The American Dream April 4, 2011 Every once in a while, establishment control of the mainstream media cracks for a moment. In an effort to achieve higher ratings, mainstream news programs will invite guests on that promise to be “interesting”, but then they will say something that is not part of the script … Continue reading
by Rick Rozoff On the morning of March 31 the North Atlantic Treaty Organization assumed full command of military operations against Libya, effecting the transfer of air, naval and preliminary ground operations from U.S. Africa Command’s Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn to NATO’s Operation Unified Protector. In NATO’s words, “The Alliance has the assets in … Continue reading
Edward Yeranian | Cairo March 30, 2011 President Bashar al-Assad told parliament that Syria will defeat those behind a “plot” against his country. Assad said he would continue on the path of reform for Syria – but did not announce the lifting of a state of emergency, as protesters have desired. Members of the Syrian … Continue reading
31.03.2011 19:13 By RFE/RL A second senior Libyan official has resigned his post in Muammar Qaddafi’s government in as many days. Ali Abdel-Salam al-Treki, a former foreign minister and the current rotating president of the UN General Assembly, had been named to represent Libya at the United Nations after a wave of defections early in … Continue reading
Libyan rebels are fleeing Eastward after forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi drove rebels from key oil port.
VOA News March 30, 2011 Libyan rebels are frantically fleeing eastward after forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi drove them Wednesday from a key oil port. Western news reports from outside Ras Lanuf say rebels are retreating amid intense fighting with pro-government forces shelling them and firing rockets. The reports said large numbers of rebels … Continue reading
French fighter jets have shot down at least five Libyan Galeb planes and two Mi-35 combat helicopters in the past two hours, the country's defense ministry reported on Saturday. Most around Misrata and Zintan.
RIA Novosti 03/26/2011 MOSCOW, March 26 (RIA Novosti) – French fighters jets shot down at least five Libyan Galeb planes and two Mi-35 combat helicopters in the past two hours, the country’s defense ministry reported on Saturday. “During their missions, French warplanes launched several airstrikes in the regions of Zintan and Misrata,” the ministry reported … Continue reading
Libyan Leaders, Soldiers Face Cyber and Information Attacks by David A. Fulghum at 3/25/2011 Libyan communications and radar are being jammed, networks are being exploited and some senior commanders are getting personal messages. These electronic, cyber and information attacks are part of the assault on Tripoli’s forces. “With this type of operations, a key … Continue reading
by Rick Rozoff Stop NATO March 25, 2011 Libya is also one of only five of Africa’s 54 countries that have not been integrated into, which is to say subordinated to, the new U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). A year after assuming the post of president of the French Republic in 2007, and while his … Continue reading
The world is facing a very unpredictable and potentially dangerous situation in North Africa and the Middle East. What began as a memorable, promising, relatively nonviolent achievement of New Politics – the Revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt – has morphed very swiftly into a recrudescence of old habits: America, already mired in two decade-long … Continue reading
Operation Odyssey Dawn Operating under the authority provided by U.N. Security Council resolution 1973, coalition forces, composed of military assets from the United States, France, United Kingdom, Italy and Canada, launched on March 19, 2011 Operation Odyssey Dawn against targets inside Libya and aimed at protecting civilians from attacks perpetrated by pro-Muammar Al-Qadhafi forces. Acting … Continue reading
by David A. Fulghum at 3/23/2011 A new, much-dreaded, short-range anti-aircraft missile made in Russia has turned up in the hands of Libyan government forces. The Russian-made SA-24 Grinch can shoot down coalition aircraft effectively at altitudes up to about 11,000 ft. That would not affect most combat patrols, which are being flown … Continue reading
by Sean Meade at 3/22/2011 Angus Batey writes: Operation ELLAMY, as the UK’s contribution to the enforcement of UN Security Council resolution 1973 is known by the British Defense Ministry (MoD), is apparently succeeding in its aims. Not only has the Libyan air defence system and command-and-control network been severely disrupted by the allied … Continue reading
By CHARLIE SAVAGE NYT Published: March 21, 2011 WASHINGTON — President Obama is facing criticism that crosses the political divide for not seeking Congressional authorization before ordering the American military to join in attacks of Libyan air defenses and government forces. Some Democratic lawmakers — including Representatives Jerrold Nadler of New York, Barbara Lee … Continue reading
Stop NATO March 20, 2011 Following similar developments in neighboring Tunisia and Egypt, anti-government protests began in Libya on February 15. On March 19 the U.S., France and Britain delivered air and cruise missile attacks against targets in Libya: 112 Tomahawk missile strikes from U.S. and British submarines and warships in the Mediterranean Sea … Continue reading
INTRODUCTION Libya possesses one of the most robust air defense networks on the African continent, falling second only to Egypt in terms of coverage and operational systems. Libyan strategic SAM assets are primarily arrayed along the coastline, ostensibly defending the bulk of the Libyan population and preventing foreign incursion into Libyan airspace. THE STRATEGIC SAM … Continue reading
U.S. pounds Libyan air defenses, assessing damage today. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen says there are conditions in which Gadhafi may stay in power
By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led international military assault on Libya could achieve its stated goals without forcing Moammar Gadhafi from power, the top U.S. military officer said Sunday as the bombing campaign continued. After a barrage of attacks by sea-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles Saturday, an array of U.S. warplanes – … Continue reading
Assets massing for Libya military action (AP) – 1 day ago Here’s a look at some of the international military assets in or heading to the region to help enforce the U.N.-sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya: France: —Deployed eight Rafale and four Mirage jets to survey rebel-held Benghazi; one fired on a Libyan military vehicle … Continue reading
by SWJ Editors March 20, 2011 Via Armed Forces Press Service: Navy Vice Adm. Wlliam E. Gortney, director of the Joint Staff, briefed reporters at the Pentagon on the launch of “Operation Odyssey Dawn.” “The goals of these initial operations are essentially twofold: first, to prevent further attacks by regime forces on Libyan citizens … Continue reading
U.S. military: Operation Odyssey Dawn has begun; French warplane downed; U.S. and U.K ships fire 122 plus cruise missiles from ships in the mediterranean. Russia Deplores Foreign Military Action In Libya; Articles can be found at link provided.
Operation Odyssey Dawn: U.S. Leads Onslaught Against Libya Libya: French Warplane Downed, Civilians Killed U.S. Fires Over 100 Cruise Missiles: West Bombs Civilian Targets, Oil Depots In Libya Venezuela Calls For End To Western Attack On Libya NATO’s First African War French Warplanes Begin Libyan War, Aircraft Carrier On Way U.S. Launches Cruise Missile Attacks … Continue reading
U.S. and European nations began bombing Moammar Gadhafi's forces and air defenses with cruise missiles and airstrikes Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war.
By RYAN LUCAS and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI, Associated Press – BE NGHAZI, Libya – The U.S. and European nations pounded Moammar Gadhafi’s forces and air defenses with cruise missiles and airstrikes Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. The … Continue reading
By CHRIS HAWLEY Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have said they will release four New York Times journalists who were captured during fighting in the eastern part of the country, the newspaper said Friday.The four planned to drive to the Egyptian border and fly out of … Continue reading
French jets begin No-Fly patrols over Libya. Daring Qaddafi to shoot one down. Pro-Qaddafi forces have entered parts of Benghazi, Al Arabiya TV reported. Forces advancing included tanks, it said, adding that 11 fighters loyal to Qaddafi were killed. A BBC correspondent reported seeing government tanks on a bridge. The rebels said they shot down one of their own fighter jets.
that By Helene Fouquet and Leon Mangasarian 19 March 2011 (Updates with Paris meeting starting in seventh paragraph. For more on the Middle East turmoil, see EXTRA and MET.) March 19 (Bloomberg) — French military jets flew over Libya, ready to enforce an air-exclusion zone to halt Muammar Qaddafi’s attacks on rebels, as Western leaders … Continue reading
Libya's rebel stronghold of Benghazi came under attack on Saturday morning, with at least two air strikes and sustained shelling of the city's south sending thick smoke into the sky.
Shelling, air strikes on Libyan rebels in Benghazi (AFP) – 9 hours ago BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s rebel stronghold of Benghazi came under attack on Saturday morning, with at least two air strikes and sustained shelling of the city’s south sending thick smoke into the sky. Multiple explosions could be heard from the centre of … Continue reading
U.N. Security Council gets the votes, no fly zone has been ordered over Libya. U.N. Resolution 1970 is also to allow "all necessary measures" to be taken "to protect civilians and civilian populated areas under threat of attack in (Libya), including Benghazi, while excluding an occupation force".
Thu Mar 17, 2011 The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution ordering a no-fly zone over Libya, while suspending the country from the Human Rights Council. Resolution 1970 authorizes a no-fly zone over Libya and to allow “all necessary measures” to be taken “to protect civilians and civilian populated areas under … Continue reading
David Cameron last night gave British backing to calls for air strikes against Colonel Gaddafi. England's Cameron and France's Sarkozy have submitted a joint letter to NATO requesting a no fly zone and bombing campaign.
By Tim Shipman 11th March 2011 Markets plunge after crackdown in Saudi city David Cameron last night gave British backing to calls for air strikes against Colonel Gaddafi. He joined forces with Nicolas Sarkozy after the French president demanded immediate action to tackle the dictator, amid signs the international community is fiddling while Libya burns. … Continue reading
British Defense Secretary Liam Fox has confirmed media reports of SAS special forces along with a diplomat being captured in Libya
Voice of Russia March 6, 2011 UK admits SAS incursion British Defense Secretary Liam Fox has confirmed media reports about eight members of the SAS commando unit made their way into Libya. A report in The Sunday Times earlier claimed the unit had been seized by rebel forces in Libya as they tried to put … Continue reading
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have carried out air strikes on the outskirts of a rebel-held eastern town, continuing a counter-offensive against anti-government protesters trying to topple the government.
VOA News March 07, 2011 Witnesses say Libyan warplanes struck positions around the oil port of Ras Lanuf on Monday. There were no reports of casualties. Earlier, residents were seen leaving the town, fearing an attack by pro-Gadhafi forces after deadly assaults Sunday on other rebel-held cities. News agencies said people also were clearing out … Continue reading
By PAUL SCHEMM Associated Press BREGA, Libya (AP) — Rebels strengthened their hold on the strategic oil installation at Brega on Thursday after repelling an attempt by loyalists of Moammar Gadhafi to retake it. International pressure on the Libyan leader increased as an international court began investigating whether to charge him and his inner circle with crimes … Continue reading
The US Senate has unanimously passed a resolution calling for a no-fly zone over Libya as Washington is preparing the ground for military intervention in the oil-rich country.
Wed Mar 2, 2011 The symbolic resolution, passed on Tuesday, “urges the United Nations Security Council to take such further action as may be necessary to protect civilians in Libya from attack, including the possible imposition of a no-fly zone over Libyan territory.” It also calls on embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi “to desist from … Continue reading
US Special Forces have reportedly landed in Libya to train anti-Gaddafi rebels as a western-backed coup d’état in the oil-rich nation nears, with British and French “defense advisors” also arriving to set up training bases in the rebel-controlled eastern region of the country.
US Special Forces have reportedly landed in Libya to train anti-Gaddafi rebels as a western-backed coup d’état in the oil-rich nation nears, with British and French “defense advisors” also arriving to set up training bases in the rebel-controlled eastern region of the country. According to a report in the Pakistan Observer, hundreds of special forces … Continue reading
The United States began moving warships toward Libya and froze $30 billion in the country’s assets on Monday as the administration declared all options on the table in its diplomatic, economic and military campaign to drive Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi from power
By MARK LANDLER and THOM SHANKER Published: February 28, 201 WASHINGTON — The United States began moving warships toward Libya and froze $30 billion in the country’s assets on Monday as the administration declared all options on the table in its diplomatic, economic and military campaign to drive Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi from power. Secretary … Continue reading
U.S. CentCom Commander Marine General James Mattis warns no-fly zone could lead to all-out war in Libya as British PM David Cameron sounds retreat on military action
By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 11:38 PM on 1st March 2011 Imposing a no-fly zone on Libya could lead to an all-out war, a senior U.S. military figure warned today. American and Britain are discussing closing the skies above the crisis-torn country to prevent Moammar Gaddaffi carrying out air strikes on opposition forces. … Continue reading
2011-02-28 AFP Berlin – British and German military planes swooped into Libya’s desert, rescuing hundreds of oil workers and civilians stranded at remote sites, as thousands of other foreigners are still stuck in Tripoli by bad weather and red tape. The secret military missions into the turbulent North Africa country signal the readiness of … Continue reading
By SUZAN FRASER and THANASSIS STAVRAKIS Associated Press IRAKLIO, Crete — Two ferries carrying 4,500 Chinese workers from strife-torn Libya arrived at the Mediterranean island of Crete on Thursday, despite rough seas that left hundreds of Americans stranded on a docked ferry in Tripoli. Passengers smiled and waved from the decks of the Greek-flagged Hellenic … Continue reading
By Missy Ryan ISLAMABAD | Sun Feb 20, 2011 ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The United States has halted drone attacks on militants along Pakistan‘s western border in a development analysts believe is linked to U.S. attempts to secure the release of a jailed U.S. consular employee. After months of frequent strikes from unmanned U.S. aircraft … Continue reading
Stop NATO January 29, 2011 Rick Rozoff A recent editorial on the website of Voice of America reflected on last year being one in which the United States solidified relations with the five former Soviet republics in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. One or more of the five nations border Afghanistan, Russia, … Continue reading
Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi also knows by his codename Curveball could face jail for warmongering, says German MP. In his adopted home of Germany, MPs are demanding to know why the German secret service paid Curveball £2,500 a month for at least five years after they knew he had lied.
Agent whose lies about Saddam’s weapons capability led to Iraq war has broken German law, says Green MP Helen Pidd and Martin Chulov guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 16 February 2011 Curveball, aka Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, would be found guilty under a German law that bans war-mongering, says a German MP. Photograph: David Levene A German politician … Continue reading
Iraqi Defector known by his codename " Curveball " Says He Lied Over WMD Claims ; was one of main sources of wmd evidence in lead up to war. Not that it matters, he just told the Bush administration what they wanted to hear anyway. Refer to Valeria Plame and Dr. David Kelly.
February 16, 2011 An Iraqi defector who allegedly convinced U.S. and German intelligence officials that former leader Saddam Hussein had a secret biological weapons program has admitted that he lied. Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, who was codenamed “Curveball” by German and American intelligence, told Britain’s “The Guardian” that he fabricated the stories in an attempt … Continue reading
By Ben Rooney February 10, 2011 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The International Monetary Fund issued a report Thursday on a possible replacement for the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The IMF said Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs, could help stabilize the global financial system. SDRs represent potential claims on the currencies of IMF … Continue reading
After Mubarak's resignation, Muslim Brotherhood pushes for civilian led leadership instead of military control
Egypt’s vice president says Hosni Mubarak has handed power over to the high military council, despite millions-plus pro-democracy demonstrations. In a brief announcement, Omar Suleiman said on Friday that Mubarak had “abandoned the presidency,” handing over the power to the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces, which is headed by Defense Minister Gen. Mohammed … Continue reading
Fort Bragg trained Suleiman says Mubarak has stepped down and left the country in the hands of the Egyptian Army
02/11/11 CAIRO (AFP) — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down and handed over power to the army, his deputy Omar Suleiman announced Friday in a televised address. Mubarak “has decided to leave the post of president of the republic and has tasked the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to manage the state’s affairs,” … Continue reading
by Derek Martin Global Research, February 2, 2011 I was born in 1929. Despite the prevailing poverty of the 1930’s, followed by the horrors of the Second World War, there was a general spirit of optimism generated by the radical thinking of H. G. Wells, Bernard Shaw, and a host of left wing thinkers associated … Continue reading
January 23, 2011 by Veterans Today Nihilists of The World Unite: Wikileaks Is The “Cognitive Infiltration” Operation Demanded by Cass Sunstein By Webster Tarpley at http://www.tarpleynet.com Awareness is growing around the world that the Wikileaks-Julian Assange theater of the absurd is radically inauthentic – a psyop. Wikileaks and its impaired boss represent a classic form … Continue reading
The U.K. is now undergoing flight trials of the Merlin Mk2, an upgrade of its anti-submarine warfare helo. With video.
Merlin’s New Look by Robert Wall at 1/14/2011 The U.K. is now undergoing flight trials of the Merlin Mk2, an upgrade of its anti-submarine warfare helo. The service will get 30 updated helos, with upgraded radar and acoustic performance, although the core of the program is to deal with obsolescence and stretch service life until … Continue reading