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Russian mercenaries are now flying combat missions over Libya
Did somebody say Wagner?
Trump national security adviser warns against foreign military involvement in Libya
The United States on Tuesday condemned all foreign military involvement in Libya, including the use of mercenaries and private military contractors, and said Libyans themselves must rebuild a unified country
US accuses Russian-backed mercenaries of mining Libya in violation of UN arms embargo
“The Russian-state sponsored Wagner Group is demonstrating a total disregard for the safety and security of Libyans."
Russian aircraft seen flying in Libya, raising fears of possible civilian casualties
'These Russian aircraft are being used to support private military companies (PMCs) sponsored by the Russian government.'
How Russian warplanes in Libya could open a new phase in the Middle East’s biggest proxy war
The deployment, which the Pentagon revealed this week and Moscow denied, is the latest in a series of escalations that have seen all types of weapons — Turkish and Emirati drones, Russian anti-aircraft systems, Jordanian-made armored vehicles — enter Libya's Mad Max-like battlefields, in often-blatant disregard of a nine-year-old arms embargo
AFRICOM says Russia has deployed more fighter jets to Libya
The aircraft arrived from an airbase in Russia after transiting through Syria where they were repainted to camouflage their Russian origin, U.S. Africa Command said
US says Russia is working with Syria’s Assad to move militia to Libya
The United States does not support the offensive of Libya's eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar against Tripoli and believes Russia is working with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to transfer militia fighters and equipment to Libya, senior U.S. officials said on Thursday
The US claims Russian air defenses shot down a drone over Libya’s capital
The U.S. military believes that an unarmed American drone reported lost near Libya's capital last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses and it is demanding the return of the aircraft's wreckage, U.S. Africa Command says
The US is worried about growing Russian influence in Libya’s civil war
The U.S. is growing increasingly worried that the Russian government is exploiting Libya's five-year-old civil war for Moscow's benefit
An Air Force veteran accused of being a mercenary was just freed from detention in Libya
A U.S. Air Force veteran held captive for six weeks by the Libyan military amid allegations that he was a hired mercenary was freed by the U.S. government on Tuesday, the Washington Post first reported
Erik Prince’s secret Seychelles trip was actually an embarrassing failure, according to the Mueller report
That Seychelles meeting had been previously described by U.S. officials as "an apparent effort to establish a backchannel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump." But not only did Prince achieve nothing, but nobody back home on Team Trump seemed to care
A Libyan militia rigged a Humvee with a monster 90mm cannon
There's really only one message you can send when you roll up in your neighborhood with a 90mm cannon on the back of your vehicle: I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...and I'm all out of bubblegum
US troops temporarily leave Libya as security deteriorates
It's unclear where they're relocating.
This ISIS fighter made a technical out of a shopping cart
That's certainly a step up from the spray and pray over walls tactic that is often employed by jihadists.
AFRICOM denies taking part in raid on al Qaeda site in Libya
The U.S. military denied on Thursday taking part in a raid on an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city of Ubari, contradicting a statement by a Libyan official.
The Pentagon’s Quiet Drone War In Libya
Amid gradually escalating U.S. military involvement in countries like YemenandSomalia, a new analysis suggests that the Department of Defense has...
Benghazi Attack Mastermind Sentenced To 22 Years In Prison
A Libyan national was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 terrorist attack on...
Inside A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Mission Against ISIS In Libya
William Langewiesche is one of the best writers working today. He did the strongest reporting on what went on at...
The US IS Turning Up The Heat On Jihadists In Libya
The U.S. conducted a precision airstrike against Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Libya on June 13 near the...
The US Has Pissed Off Iran, China And North Korea This Week — And It’s Only Thursday
Only four days into the work week, the United States government has already managed to aggravate China, North Korea, and...
Is John Bolton Trying To Sabotage Trump’s Historic North Korea Summit?
North Korea and the U.S. backslid from previously rosy relations on Tuesday when media from Pyongyang attacked President Donald Trump's national security advisor...
US Special Operations Forces Capture Key Militant In Benghazi Attack
U.S. special operations forces have captured a “key” militant involved in the 2012 attack on an American diplomatic facility in...