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Terrorists behind #Benghazi attack but CIA files were altered, says Petraeus - #Libya #Stevens #Alsharia #Alqaeda #CIA #US

Terrorists behind #Benghazi attack but CIA files were altered, says Petraeus - #Libya #Stevens #Alsharia #Alqaeda #CIA #US | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

"Former CIA director David Petraeus told US lawmakers during private hearings he believed all along that the September 11 attack on the US consulate in Libya was a terrorist strike, even though the Obama administration initially described it as protests against an anti-Muslim video.

Questions persist over what the administration knew immediately after the Benghazi attack killed the US ambassador and three other Americans and why its first public statements did not match intelligence agencies' assessments.

The issue has threatened to affect the search for a new secretary of state once Hillary Clinton steps down. (...)"

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Libya: New Government Should End Illegal Detention | #HumanRights Watch #Torture #Zeidan #Torture #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif

Libya: New Government Should End Illegal Detention | #HumanRights Watch  #Torture #Zeidan #Torture #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

Libya’s new government, sworn in on November 14, 2012, should put the illegal detention of more than 8,000 people atop its agenda.

About 4,000 detainees are in government custody, most without formal charges or access to a lawyer, and the rest are held outside government control by various armed groups who have no legal authority to detain anyone.

“The new government can start on the right foot by addressing the detainee crisis,” said Eric Goldstein, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. “It has an opportunity and an obligation to review thousands of cases with a newfound respect for justice and the rule of law.”

The new government is headed by Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, a former human rights activist, who has spoken publicly about the need for reconciliation and the rule of law. The new justice minister, Salah Marghani, is a longtime human rights lawyer. (...)"

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The RACIST Was/is RICE! »» Dozen House women defend Rice over #Libya comments - #UN #Stevens #Benghazi #Obama

The RACIST Was/is RICE! »» Dozen House women defend Rice over #Libya comments - #UN #Stevens #Benghazi #Obama | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Philadelphia InquirerDozen House women defend Rice over Libya commentsHuffington PostWASHINGTON — Republican senators' angry criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice over her initial account of the deadly Sept.
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Bottom Line Benghazi – Just Make Susan Rice The New Ambassador To Libya #US #Libya #Benghazi

Bottom Line Benghazi – Just Make Susan Rice The New Ambassador To Libya #US #Libya #Benghazi | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Through the Chaff…. President Obama said he gave the order to “do whatever it takes to protect our people“.  Was he using the same definition of “our people” as Eric H...
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Petraeus Arrives for Libya Hearings - Wall Street Journal #BenghaziGate #Obama #Stevens #Libya #Cia #Alqaeda

Petraeus Arrives for Libya Hearings - Wall Street Journal #BenghaziGate #Obama #Stevens #Libya #Cia #Alqaeda | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
The Associated PressPetraeus Arrives for Libya HearingsWall Street JournalFormer Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus, shown in 2011 at a retirement tribute, met with lawmakers Friday to offer his assessment of the attack on the U.S.
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allAfrica.com: Libya: New Government Should End Illegal Detention #Libya #Torture #HumanRights #ME #Africa #UN #Zeidan #Refugees #HRW

allAfrica.com: Libya: New Government Should End Illegal Detention #Libya #Torture #HumanRights #ME #Africa #UN #Zeidan #Refugees #HRW | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

"New York — Libya's new government, sworn in on November 14, 2012, should put the illegal detention of more than 8,000 people atop its agenda.

About 4,000 detainees are in government custody, most without formal charges or access to a lawyer, and the rest are held outside government control by various armed groups who have no legal authority to detain anyone.

"The new government can start on the right foot by addressing the detainee crisis," said Eric Goldstein, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. "It has an opportunity and an obligation to review thousands of cases with a newfound respect for justice and the rule of law."

The new government is headed by Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, a former human rights activist, who has spoken publicly about the need for reconciliation and the rule of law. The new justice minister, Salah Marghani, is a longtime human rights lawyer. (...)"

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Must Read »» PEPE ESCOBAR :: How sexy is Benghazi? #Petraeus #CIA #FBI #Stevens #Alqaeda #Obama #Benghazi #Libya #Rice #UN

Must Read »» PEPE ESCOBAR  :: How sexy is Benghazi? #Petraeus #CIA #FBI #Stevens #Alqaeda #Obama #Benghazi #Libya #Rice #UN | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

The Love Pentagon - as in the Petraeus-Broadwell-Kelley-Allen-FBI shirtless torso guy - is the farce that keeps on giving. But this should really not be about sex, lies and emails. This should be about Benghazi.

Scandal or not, General David Petraeus finally accepted to testify, at a still unspecified date, to the Senate Intelligence Committee, about the 9/11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in Libya in which ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed; he may eventually be asked about what the CIA had been up to before, during and after the attack.

As for President Obama, in his first press conference after re-election he has warned Republicans - who have been trying to

twist Benghazi to their own purposes for weeks now - to "go after me"; for them to go after UN ambassador Susan Rice, "who had nothing to do with Benghazi, and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received", and to "besmirch her reputation", that's "outrageous."

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Christopher Stevens and the Problem of American Diplomacy

Christopher Stevens and the Problem of American Diplomacy | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
With the ever-rising need for security abroad, what can American diplomacy accomplish in the fragile nations that need it most?
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1195 Gambians Stranded Between Libya and Niger UN Starts to Evacuate Them - #Libya #Torture #HumanRights #Refugees #Racism

1195 Gambians Stranded Between Libya and Niger UN Starts to Evacuate Them - #Libya #Torture #HumanRights #Refugees #Racism | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

"Credible information reaching Foroyaa from Libya and Niger stated that 1195 Gambian youth are currently stranded in the cities in both Libya and Niger. The information added that most of these Gambians were seriously manhandled by Libyan security officials before they were detained in camps and later parked in open trucks and dumped in the desert.

The information indicated that most of them were beaten and had their monies and valuable belongings seized from them by armed Libyan militias called the "Ashma Boys", who are said to be roaming the desert looking for would be migrants. The information also added that United Nations [UN] officials in Libya are currently evacuating hundreds of would be migrants to safety in a camp in Agadez, Niger, where they were left with little food and water. (...)"

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AUDIO »» Pepe Escobar | The Scott Horton Show #Gaza #Israel #Palestine #Benghazi #Stevens #Petraeus #CIA

AUDIO »»  Pepe Escobar | The Scott Horton Show #Gaza #Israel #Palestine #Benghazi #Stevens #Petraeus #CIA | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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11/14/12 Pepe Escobar - Audio | The Scott Horton Show #Syria #Assad #FSA #France #Turkey #US #Libya #Gaddafi

11/14/12 Pepe Escobar - Audio  | The Scott Horton Show #Syria #Assad #FSA #France #Turkey #US #Libya #Gaddafi | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
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SONS OF MALCOLM: BIRMIMGHAM STOP THE WAR GROUP INVITE PRO-nATO SPEAKER #Libya #Gaddafi #Syria #NATO #EU #US #FUKUS #R2P

SONS OF MALCOLM: BIRMIMGHAM STOP THE WAR GROUP INVITE PRO-nATO SPEAKER #Libya #Gaddafi #Syria #NATO #EU #US #FUKUS #R2P | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

"One of Birmingham’s local “Stop the War (StW) Coalition” groups held a meeting on the 7th November 2012 to discuss the Libyan situation. Surely a group, which in theory, at least, claims it opposes western intervention and was formed on the basis that it opposed the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq was going to highlight the extreme shortcomings of the British led intervention in Libya? I should’ve known better.

And who did Stop the War invite to give an assessment of what has been happening in Libya since Gadhaffi’s lynching? Why, none other than the person they invited last year to give a pro-NATO talk on Libya. I presume we live in the era of ‘War is Peace’, so why not? (...)"

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Former ICC Prosecutor Moreno-Ocampo, Front Man For The Empire | #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif #Ocampo #ICC #Assad #Syria

Former ICC Prosecutor Moreno-Ocampo, Front Man For The Empire | #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif #Ocampo #ICC #Assad #Syria | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

"(...) This is not the first time that Mr. Ocampo has played the role of front man for the US empire. In fact, in every instance during the last nine years when the ICC, under his leadership, became involved with political leaders, the leaders indicted were always African and at odds with the foreign policy goals of the USA. Among them were Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan, Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, and his son, Saif. It should be noted that the USA has not accepted the jurisdiction of the the court over its citizens. In other words, the ICC is a one-way street along which the racist and neo-colonial goals of US foreign policy are driven in Africa, but the crimes of racism and neo-colonialism go unpunished.

During his nine years in office, however, Ocampo was not very successful as a prosecutor. Twenty-nine Africans were indicted but only one was convicted and not on the original charges contained in the indictment.2 Ocampo was also ridiculous for announcing that he was taking his lead from US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, and launching an investigation into the outrageous slander that the Gaddafi government of Libya was distributing Viagara to soldiers loyal to the state in order to promote mass rapes of women civilians.3 (...) "

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#Libya: Failed Nato Mission Exposes U.S. Generals - #US #Benghazi #Stevens #Petraeus #Obama #Alqaeda

"The extramarital affair cited for the resignation of CIA chief Gen Petraeus is insignificant by far compared to his belonging to a section of US military and intelligence elite pursuing a complex right-wing global agenda.

Carter Ham has been removed as head of the US Africa Command (AFRICOM). General Petraeus resigned from the CIA on November 9. Rear Adm. Charles M. Gaouette was reassigned on October 26 as the commander of the USS John C. Stennis strike group. These three changes at the top of the US military establishment are all related to the failed NATO intervention in North Africa and the subsequent war and killings that have been unleashed by militias in Libya, especially in Benghazi.

These changes exposed the new autonomy and war fighting capabilities that were being experimented where the CIA and the leaders of the military command structures such as AFRICOM and Central Command (CENTCOM) made policy independent of the executive branch and civilian leadership. This experiment shattered with devastating consequences for the entire military apparatus ensnaring generals, financial speculators, media specialists on the military and politicians. (...)" 

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Free prisoners, HRW tells Libya - #HRW #HumanRights #Migrants #Torture #Zidan #GNC #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif

Free prisoners, HRW tells Libya - #HRW #HumanRights #Migrants #Torture #Zidan #GNC #Libya #Gaddafi #Saif | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) --

Human Rights Watch said it was calling on Libya's new government to honor its legal obligations by setting free the thousands of people detained illegally.

The rights group said around 4,000 prisoners are in government custody without charge. Another 4,000 or so are held by paramilitary groups that have no legal authority to hold prisoners.

Lawmakers this week threw their support behind a unity government presented by Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan. He told the rights group that, as a former rights activist, he was committed to upholding the rule of law.

Eric Goldstein, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, said Zidan's government has an opportunity to honor its pledges by reviewing prisoner issues. (...) 

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#Petraeus to testify he knew #Libya attack was terrorism 'almost immediately' #Alqaeda #US #Obama #Stevens

#Petraeus to testify he knew #Libya attack was terrorism 'almost immediately' #Alqaeda #US #Obama #Stevens | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

This would contradict the CIA timeline as well as statements from the White House.
Breitbart:
According to this source, Petraeus will tell the closed door congressional hearing that he knew "almost immediately" that the September 11 anniversary attack on our Libyan consulate was a terrorist attack committed by the al-Qaeda-linked militia Ansar Al Sharia.
Frances Townsend, a former Homeland Security advisor to George W. Bush, who is now a CNN analyst, tweeted this out:
CNN:Petraeus wants 2 testify 2 Congrss tht he knew 9/11 #Benghazi attacks were terrorism, perpetratd by Ansar Al Sharia 'almost immediately'
Other than Petraeus's upcoming testimony being "different than what he initially said," Starr's source also reported that Petraeus will tell Congress that at first there were at least 20 different intelligence reports floating around that said the video was responsible for the attack, and that over time, those reports were "slowly disproved." (...)"

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Petraeus fails to ease partisan divide over Libya consulate attack - Los Angeles Times #Stevens #Benghazi #Obama

Wall Street JournalPetraeus fails to ease partisan divide over Libya consulate attackLos Angeles TimesPetraeus also said some early classified reports appeared to support Susan Rice, the U.S.
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WHY NOT? »»»» Obama Tells Republicans 'Go After Me' Instead of Rice on Libya - #Stevens #US #Libya #Stevens

WHY NOT? »»»» Obama Tells Republicans 'Go After Me' Instead of Rice on Libya - #Stevens #US #Libya #Stevens | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
CBS NewsObama Tells Republicans 'Go After Me' Instead of Rice on LibyaSan Francisco ChronicleNov.
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PEPE ESCOBAR :: Bomb Iran? No. Bomb Gaza? Yes! #Israel #Iran #Gaza #Obama #Bibi #Egypt #Morsi #Qatar #Obama

PEPE ESCOBAR :: Bomb Iran? No. Bomb Gaza? Yes! #Israel #Iran #Gaza #Obama #Bibi #Egypt #Morsi #Qatar #Obama | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

" So many wars to launch, so little time. When you're the political leader of the most militarized nation on the planet - as is the case with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu - you gotta find ways to play with your toys.

Even if you're itching to, you can't bomb Iran because you don't have the right bunker buster bombs and enough fighter jet refueling capability. And on top of it, re-elected US President Barack Obama has made it absolutely clear; the way forward is diplomacy, not bombs.

This may be an indication that Obama is at least considering a deal: "There should be a way in which they [Iran] can enjoy peaceful nuclear power while still meeting their international obligations and providing clear assurances to the international

community that they're not pursuing a nuclear weapon." This had led to the president's commitment to "make a push in the coming months to see if we can open up a dialogue" cutting through the US/Iran Wall of Mistrust. (...) "

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U.S. commander: Libya attack linked to Qaeda in Maghreb - Chicago Tribune #Stevens #Benghazi #Libya #Alqaeda

U.S. commander: Libya attack linked to Qaeda in Maghreb - Chicago Tribune #Stevens #Benghazi #Libya #Alqaeda | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
ABC NewsU.S. commander: Libya attack linked to Qaeda in MaghrebChicago TribunePARIS (Reuters) - Militants who killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya in September probably had links to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the top U.S.
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Petraeus to testify on Libya attack - San Francisco Chronicle

Petraeus to testify on Libya attack - San Francisco Chronicle | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChroniclePetraeus to testify on Libya attackSan Francisco ChronicleThe head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept.
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1 more IGNORANT "Writer" About Libya »»Libya: One Year Later #Saif #Gaddafi #Harvard

1 more IGNORANT "Writer" About Libya »»Libya: One Year Later #Saif #Gaddafi #Harvard | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it

Example: 

 

"Recently the International Criminal Court has asked that Libya not grant amnesty to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, former heir-apparent. While Zeidan and his government might be tempted to grant amnesty to past perpetrators, the process of reconciliation requires thinly balancing the need for a country to forget and move on, and the need for a country to remember. " 

 

As U can Confirm by reading urself the link she mentioned, this person even know to read or think: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/07/us-libya-icc-idUSBRE8A61SJ20121107

 

All article goes in similar way. Ignorance by ignorance. 

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Rep. Trey Gowdy Explodes At Libya Hearing: ‘I Want To Know Why We Were Lied To’ #Libya #Benghazi #Stevens

Rep. Trey Gowdy Explodes At Libya Hearing: ‘I Want To Know Why We Were Lied To’ #Libya #Benghazi #Stevens | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
A new hole in the propaganda matrix...
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Libya Postpones Al-Mahmoudi Trial - AllAfrica.com #Libya #Justice #Mahmoudi #Saif

Libya Postpones Al-Mahmoudi Trial - AllAfrica.com #Libya #Justice #Mahmoudi #Saif | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
The GuardianLibya Postpones Al-Mahmoudi TrialAllAfrica.comTunis — Kadhafi's ex-premier makes his first court appearance in a trial that many Libyans hope will bring long-awaited justice.
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Activists ring alarm: #Refugees face torture and exploitation in post-Gaddafi #Libya — RT #GNC #Racism #HumanRights

Activists ring alarm: #Refugees face torture and exploitation in post-Gaddafi #Libya — RT #GNC #Racism #HumanRights | Saif al Islam | Scoop.it
Foreign nationals without proper documentation are being exploited, indefinitely detained or even tortured, Amnesty International reports. According to Amnesty the conditions for undocumented foreigners are worse than in the Gaddafi era.
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