Skip to comments.Italian consul in Libya escapes gun attack: report
Posted on 01/12/2013 2:57:18 PM PST by BlackVeil
Italy's consul to Benghazi in eastern Libya escaped unscathed after an attack on his bullet-proof car in the city on Saturday, Italian news agency ANSA and local security sources said.
The car in which the consul, Guido De Sanctis, was travelling was shot at when it stopped at a crossroads, but no one was injured, ANSA said. ...
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Libya is a cesspool.
Yep! And it is affecting other countries around it, as well. The long-term ramifications are very bad.
At one time, I was posting up articles about assassinations in Libya, and pinging MestaMachine to them. But I had to give up. There were too many. It was becoming a full time job.
In the meantime...WHEN are we going to hear from HILLARY about the murders of our men at the consulate on 9/11/12?
That depends upon her health ... When she is well enough to testify. While she has been ill, and the testimony delayed, a number of people in Libya with first hand knowledge of the killings have been assassinated or have disappeared.
I’ll bet the Libyans got hold of a YouTube video that showed Italian secret police torturing a poor Libyan. This caused the Libyan patriots to go after the Italian Consul.
I have neither seen nor heard of any of these abductions, murders, or near-misses of any diplomats from any country on the cable news shows or the networks.
I guess it’s just not news when Libyans abduct, torture or kill foreign emissaties.
The assassinations which I was thinking of were not foreigners, or diplomats, but rather those of Libyans. Some were important officials, such as a police chief sent to investigate the Benghazi consultate attack. There have also been deaths of Libyans outside of Libya, which look like revenge attacks.
All very dangerous and somber.
Libya is not a safe place for diplomats. That was clear even before the attack on Ambassador Stevens - the imprisonment of the I.C.C. lawyers by a Zintan militia was a very flagrant assault on diplomatic immunity.
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