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  • Judicial Watch Obtains Bush Defense Department Documents Detailing Terrorist Threat Posed...

    03/02/2011 10:14:38 AM PST · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 2, 2011
    Complete title: Judicial Watch Obtains Bush Defense Department Documents Detailing Terrorist Threat Posed by Guantanamo Detainees “There is substantial risk that detainees at Guantanamo, upon release, would set out to kill Americans or other innocent civilians around the world.” White House Spokesman Jay Carney on February 17, 2011: “The president remains committed to closing Guantanamo.” Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it received documents from the Department of Defense (DOD) detailing the policies of the Bush administration related to the detention of “enemy combatants” at Guantanamo Bay, as well as the...
  • Why Did CIA Director Petraeus Suddenly Resign..And Why Was the U.S. Ambassador to Libya Murdered?

    11/10/2012 6:10:09 PM PST · by Perdogg · 16 replies
    The Deeper Questions Behind the Ambassador’s Murder … and the CIA Boss’ Sudden Resignation While the GOP is attacking (and Dems defending) the Obama administration in connection with the murder of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, there is a deeper story. Sure, it is stunning that the State Department never requested backup or that people such as Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Shaffer allege that President Obama personally watched in real time the attacks as they occurred via video feeds from drones flying over the Benghazi consulate. But these claims only can be assessed – and the whole confusing mess only makes...
  • Is this why CIA chief really resigned? Gun running to jihadists could dwarf 'Fast and Furious'...

    11/10/2012 3:51:16 PM PST · by Perseverando · 164 replies
    WND ^ | November 10, 2012 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – The speculation surrounding the sudden resignation of CIA Chief General David Petraeus is focusing in large part on his role in an alleged cover-up of the attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi this past September. Perhaps overlooked is the CIA’s role in purportedly using the Benghazi mission to coordinate U.S. aid to Syrian opposition groups and information those same insurgents include jihadists openly acting under the al-Qaida umbrella. One week before he was slated to testify before Congress on the Benghazi debacle, Petraeus on Friday night announced his resignation, citing an extramarital affair, and it was reported...
  • What was Ambassador Steven's role in the Gun Running?

    11/01/2012 8:00:54 PM PDT · by Katechon · 18 replies
    In-Extremis | Katechon
    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Obama régime has been running guns and armaments and munitions to the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliate jihadist groups, including heat-seeking shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles designed to shoot down jetliners. The American Mission in Libya was apparently trying to buy back man-portable anti-aircraft missiles that the Obama Régime sold or gave to the Muslim Brotherhood and then went "missing." The Administration was also trying to buy back weapons previously owned by the Gaddafi Régime that spread everywhere after the "revolution." Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch emergencies director, told CNN he has seen the same...
  • Libyan charity’s ship implicated in Benghazi attack on US ambassador

    10/31/2012 1:22:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    Malta Today ^ | October 31, 2012 | Karl Stagno-Navarra
    -Libyan-flagged vessel used by a Malta-based humanitarian organisation implicated in a covert US arms smuggling operation to Syrian freedom fighter- A Libyan-flagged vessel which last year was used by a Malta-based humanitarian organisation in supplying a lifeline to rebels in Misurata, has been implicated in a covert US arms smuggling operation to Syrian freedom fighters, which may also be linked to murdered US ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi last month. The ship 'Al Entisar' which was chartered last year by I-Go Aid Libya, then run by businessman Mario Debono, has been reported to be linked to last September's attack on...
  • Gun Running from Libya to Syria: the 'Al-Entisar,' Ambassador Stevens, Ali Sait Akin & the IHH

    11/02/2012 7:26:53 AM PDT · by Katechon · 9 replies
    In-Extremis | Katechon
    The news service Reuters reported that Obama signed an intelligence finding in early 2012 authorizing U.S. support for the Syrian rebels. And according to the New York Times, CIA operatives were on the Turkish-Syrian border this summer helping to steer weapons deliveries to selected Syrian rebel groups, most of them “hard-line Islamic jihadists.” One of those jihadists was Abdelhakim Belhadj, head of the Tripoli Military Council and the former leader of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, according to a military official working with Mr Belhadjto quoted by Daily Telegraph, "met with Free Syrian Army leaders in Istanbul and on the...
  • Network of Evil. Mapping the Islamic Brigades from Benghazi to Syria.

    11/03/2012 10:30:33 AM PDT · by Katechon · 17 replies
    In-Extremis | Katechon
    We know Ambassador Chris Stevens and the CIA were somehow, some way running or heavily involved in an pipeline of money, weapons and information being routed from Libya to Syria through the Muslim Brotherhood and some Saudis. We know Turkey is the nexus, and Libya is the doorway to the Caliphate to get arms in for distribution to Syria, Yemen, Jordan, Egypt and eventually Saudi Arabia. Now, what I suggest here -- for us Freepers to do -- is to begin MAPPING this network of evil, this network of jihadist brigades fighting for the Caliphate. According to Asher Berman, --...
  • Benghazi. A view from Turkey (the Iskanderun port & Ali Sait Akin)

    11/08/2012 9:33:42 AM PST · by Katechon · 32 replies
    In-Extremis | Katechon
    The Libyan-flagged vessel Al Entisar (The Victory) was on the port of Malta on Ausgust 27 2012. According to a Fox News investigation, shipping records confirmed that the Al Entisar docked at the Turkish port of Iskenderun on September 6. Iskanderun, or 'Alexandrette' on the map below is quite close to Idlib (where the Syrian revolution is raging now). [source] Fox News reported that, according to a report by the Times of London (September 14, 2012), the Al Entisar was carrying 400 tons of cargo when it dock in Iskanderun. Some of it was humanitarian, but also reportedly weapons,...
  • Libyan Leaks: Obama’s Gift to Al-Qaeda – Libya itself

    11/03/2012 6:04:38 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 15 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 11/03/12 | Walid Shoebat
    Barack Obama’s claim to election fame – that Al-Qaeda has been destroyed – needs a reality check, according to a group of anti-Al Qaeda Libyans in exile. “We beg to differ,” they exclaimed. “Obama gift-wrapped Libya, handed it over to Al-Qaeda, and we can prove it.” The group stated they have come into possession of some highly classified documents that in their view, “will bring the Obama Administration down.” They were not bluffing; they provided the first installments of official classified documents which we provided in some of our previous reporting. “The rest,” they say, “will be provided when Mitt...
  • Benghazi Reveals Obama-Islamist Alliance

    11/01/2012 5:44:56 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 16 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 11/1/2012 | James Lewis
    The nature of the Benghazi disaster is now clear. Ambassador Stevens was engaged in smuggling sizable quantities of Libyan arms from the destroyed Gaddafi regime to the Syrian rebels, to help overthrow the Assad regime in Syria. Smuggling arms to the so-called "Free Syrian Army" is itself a huge gamble, but Obama has been a gambler with human lives over the last four years, as shown by the tens of thousands of Arabs who have died in the so-called Arab Spring -- which has brought nothing but disaster to the Arab world. For the last four years, the Obama policy...
  • Leaked Docs Reveal Obama Admin Hired Al-Qaeda Linked Radical to Run Security at Tripoli Embassy

    10/31/2012 1:55:29 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-31-2012 | Jim Hoft
    Unbelievable. Commander of the Tripoli Military Council, Abdelhakim Khwildi Belhadj, an Al-Qaeda ally. (Tunisia Live)Leaked security documents reveal the Obama Administration hired a top al-Qaeda brother to run security at the US embassy in Tripoli. Walid Shoebat and Ben Barrack reported, via Jihad Watch: A treasure trove of secret documents has been obtained by a Libyan source who says that secularists in his country are increasingly wanting to see Mitt Romney defeat Barack Obama on November 6th. This charge is being made despite Muslim Brotherhood losses in Libyan elections last July which resulted in victory for the secularists. One of...
  • How US Ambassador Chris Stevens May Have Been Linked To Jihadist Rebels In Syria

    10/25/2012 9:09:25 PM PDT · by robowombat · 25 replies
    IBD ^ | Oct. 19, 2012, 8:45 AM | Michael Kelley
    REPORT: It Was A NATO Mortar That Killed 5 Turkish Civilians Last Week The official position is that the US has refused to allow heavy weapons into Syria. But there's growing evidence that U.S. agents—particularly murdered ambassador Chris Stevens—were at least aware of heavy weapons moving from Libya to jihadist Syrian rebels. In March 2011 Stevens became the official U.S. liaison to the al-Qaeda-linked Libyan opposition, working directly with Abdelhakim Belhadj of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group—a group that has now disbanded, with some fighters reportedly participating in the attack that took Stevens' life. In November 2011 The Telegraph reported...
  • Tripoli military chief says militias must pull out

    10/03/2011 10:33:45 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Monday, October 3, 2011 | Joseph Logan
    The military commander of Tripoli, a key figure in the revolution that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, called on other militias to pull their weapons out of Tripoli, accusing them of terrorizing the city's population. The remarks by Abdulhakim Belhadj, whose Tripoli Military Council claims a mandate from Libya's new rulers, follow rising concern about potential conflict among armed groups that converged on Tripoli to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi and have stayed on to demand stakes in a future government. They also follow the announcement a day earlier of another group that it would collect weapons and provide security in the name of...
  • The Islamist Winter: New Report Suggests Extremist Views Winning in Libya

    01/05/2012 9:28:16 AM PST · by Hunton Peck · 11 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | January 04, 2012 | Catherine Herridge
    The Arab Spring may quickly become an Islamist Winter in Libya, reads a new report circulated among federal law enforcement and written for policymakers on Capitol Hill. An advance copy of the report entitled "A View to Extremist Currents In Libya" and obtained by Fox News, states that extremist views are gaining ground in the north African country and suggests a key figure emerging in Libya formerly tied to al Qaeda has not changed his stripes. "Despite early indications that the Libyan revolution might be a largely secular undertaking ... the very extremist currents that shaped the philosophies of Libya...
  • Libyan Rebel Commander: I Was on the Mavi Marmara

    12/28/2011 3:27:23 PM PST · by bayouranger · 10 replies · 1+ views
    nationalreview.com ^ | 12-28-11 | John Rosenthal
    According to the Spanish daily ABC, a Libyan rebel commander who played a key role in overthrowing the rule of Muammar Qaddafi previously participated in the May 2010 attempt to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza aboard the Turkish-owned vessel the Mavi Marmara. The operation famously culminated in a deadly clash between Israel Defense Force commandos and “activists” armed with iron rods and knives aboard the ship. The paper’s source for the story is the rebel leader himself: Mahdi al-Harati, the commander of the so-called Tripoli Brigades, which are widely credited with having played a decisive role in the rebel...
  • Belgium to extradite Madrid bomb suspect

    03/23/2005 2:55:40 PM PST · by knighthawk · 1 replies · 205+ views
    The Australian ^ | March 23 2005
    A BELGIAN court cleared the way today for a suspected Islamist militant to be sent to Spain where he is wanted for alleged involvement in the Madrid train bombings that killed 191 people last year. The Supreme Court of Appeals rejected a final appeal by Moroccan-born Youssef Belhadj against his extradition to Spain, where he is suspected of being al-Qaeda's spokesman who claimed responsibility for the bombings in a videotape, a spokeswoman for the federal public prosecutor's office said. Belhadj could be extradited any time in the next 10 days, but the spokeswoman said it would probably not take that...
  • Algeria asks all foreign correspondents to leave the country

    07/03/2003 7:33:57 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 260+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, 3 July, 2003 | Mohamed Arezki Himeur
    Algeria bars foreign press The Algerian authorities have asked all foreign correspondents to leave the country. Even journalists who went to the country purely to cover the release on Wednesday of the founders of the Islamic Salvation Front - FIS - have been asked to leave. The order was given on Thursday morning by an official of the Algerian ministry of communication and culture. Some of the journalists have left the country already, but others are preparing to leave by Thursday's afternoon. In the meantime, they have been restricted to their hotels and banned from covering events linked to...