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Gaddafi loyalists say capture 17 British and French Foreign Mercenaries

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posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:28 AM
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Gaddafi loyalists say capture 17 British and French Foreign Mercenaries


(Reuters) -

Fugitive ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists said on Monday they had captured 17 mercenaries -- some British and French -- in what would amount to a sharp setback for the country's new rulers and their international backers.





The French foreign ministry said it had no information about the report. The British foreign ministry said it was aware of media reports about the capture of mercenaries but was not able to substantiate them. Qatari officials were not immediately available for comment.


Well Libya seems a long way from liberated ,and there seems to be a news blackout from Libya ,and when this happens you know its all going badly wrong.

Sirte and Bani Walid are still without water and power ,clearly these people at Sirte and Bani Walid don't want the TNC islamist controlling there country ,and are fighting for their own existence and not Gaddafi ,its basically a civil war ,that NATO has no place in.

Its all getting rather embarrassing ,with cameron and sarkozy claiming its over ,as its clearly far from over.

What would you do if that political party you don't agree with ,surrounded your town shut off all power and water with massive arms and a NATO Airforce ,you can't force people to support you ,and that seems to be the case in Libya.

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posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:42 AM
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Put a bullet in their heads and toss them away.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:52 AM
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Cameron and Sarkozy couldn't get to Libya quick enough to praise the rebels.

These rebels whom we are now learning more and more about what they have been doing.

www.bbc.co.uk...



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:53 AM
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Things will get very interesting if they can provide verification and maybe some video of these mercenaries.
It will show the world just how badly their governments have been lying about their "involvement" in Libya.
I have to wonder if their intent is really to start a much wider war in Africa to depopulate and destabilize the continent to make easier pickings for the corporate interests that wanted this in the first place.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:57 AM
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Originally posted by ludwigvonmises003
Put a bullet in their heads and toss them away.



No, they need to be kept alive, and treated as per Geneva Convention principles. They should be heavily interrogated for information (which they probably don't have) and then used as bargaining capital. Their very existence is extraordinarily valuable, since NATO is not supposed to have on-the-ground troops. This is direct evidence, proof, that laws were broken.

Brutal, indiscriminate slaughter is already the hallmark of the rebel mercenaries. We don't need any more.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:00 AM
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I would like to see Gaddafi liberate his country from NATO and the TNC just because it's not NATOs place to overthrow other countries and nation build. He can purge his country of traitors and return it to the jewel of the desert with its lush green oases.

If he survives and is successful taking his country back, after his rebuild I wouldn't get on a plane in Europe, the US or Middle East, there will be scores to settle with NATO and its allies. Might want to avoid crowds all together.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:09 AM
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i hope they will be safe.

no crappy a$$ americans is a breath of fresh air.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:23 AM
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some nostradamus i read a few years ago, said this attack will be unsuccessful and libya will end up taking out italy and most of southern france!



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:24 AM
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Originally posted by fooks
i hope they will be safe.

no crappy a$$ americans is a breath of fresh air.


they'd only be shooting at the french and english by mistake again anyway



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:26 AM
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I don´t care what "Gaddafi Duck" claims...



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 06:35 AM
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Well I'm doubtful their respective governments will admit they're involved with them...

The escape clause is already there...mercenary

And depopulate Africa?

I think the several hundreds of millions of starving Africans is seeing to that.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 09:17 AM
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I'm afraid the use of mercs is going to be standard operating procedure now and in the future. Using mercs allows govt. to strike all over the world without any accountability at home. Be prepared to see alot more use of mercs in UN peace keeping operations aswell.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 10:28 AM
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Well its been standard procedure for many years now ,like the British SAS for instance ,they get given temp retirement to join a mercenary group ,that benefits the british government IE:Libya ,with a carrot over the nose of a nice financial lump of cash ,and the option to get back in full military ,with there pensions still intact.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 01:32 PM
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Originally posted by lokdog
I'm afraid the use of mercs is going to be standard operating procedure now and in the future. Using mercs allows govt. to strike all over the world without any accountability at home. Be prepared to see alot more use of mercs in UN peace keeping operations aswell.

Agree. Its not a new practice. I wonder if they're caucasion by heritage or Libyan immigrants with citizenship of the two countries? Just curious.

However below link indicates that the French Foreign Legion are not considered as one.

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posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 01:56 PM
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Originally posted by Bramble Iceshimmer
I would like to see Gaddafi liberate his country from NATO and the TNC just because it's not NATOs place to overthrow other countries and nation build. He can purge his country of traitors and return it to the jewel of the desert with its lush green oases.


Yep, Gaddafi is a saint. A man of the people. Always looking out for his subjects and doing all he can.

So, wanna explain why he took off to the hills after emptying the country's treasury off all the money and gold?

Wait, wait, I know....he did it to "protect the wealth of Libya from the greedy NATO countries."




Originally posted by Bramble Iceshimmer
If he survives and is successful taking his country back, after his rebuild I wouldn't get on a plane in Europe, the US or Middle East, there will be scores to settle with NATO and its allies. Might want to avoid crowds all together.


Yeah, because if there's one thing that Gaddafi can do right, and that's blow up an airliner filled with innocent people.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 02:15 PM
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No one is saying Gaddafi is a saint ,but are the British French or the Americans.

Can you provide the crimes against humanity that gaddafi is guilty of ,so i can put them next to the British and the Americans ,and especially the French in comparison ,who have a terrible history for crimes against humanity in Africa.

But the rule of international law doesn't seem to apply to western politians like everyone else in the world ,they are exempt it seems ?

And as for this statement ?



Yeah, because if there's one thing that Gaddafi can do right, and that's blow up an airliner filled with innocent people.


Do you know the full details about that Pam AM flight ,you do know it well documented that was a internal war between CIA members ,and Libya was convenient to blame at the time ,for christ sake man ,even the families who lost love ones don't believe Libya had anything to do with it after many investigations ,and evidence that came to light over the years.

Why do you think its all brushed under the media carpet these days ,we had nick clegg speak off the cuff about it once in a TV speech and never to mention it again.


edit on 19-9-2011 by TheMaverick because: liquified flame



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 02:33 PM
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Just a part of mutual propaganda war. First rebels claimed that there are mercenaries fighting for Qaddafi and now it is reversed. Both seem to me like distortion of truth.
British and French forces have no need to hide behind "mercenaries" since UN is on their side. If British/French nationals were indeed captured - and it is hard to know without any pictures/video - my bet is on representatives of arms/oil dealers who tried to cut the cake of Lybian pie too soon. It is still in the oven.



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 02:50 PM
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I think you hit the nail on the head with this statement




my bet is on representatives of arms/oil dealers who tried to cut the cake of Lybian pie too soon. It is still in the oven.


As for having the UN backing ,that is on the assumption that it's only involves troop and weaponization training ,not in a combative role ,so it could get rather embarrassing ,if these guys turn out to be the real deal.

Apparently they will produced footage in the next couple of days of the captives to be aired on Syrian TV ,and the fact the french or the British have not really denied knowledge of these alleged western mercenaries and Qatar refuses to even comment ,only adds to this being some what credible.

It just seems to be going terribly wrong for NATO ,one disaster after another ,the only thing they seem to be winning at the moment ,is keeping it off the News ,as there is a serious western news blackout concerning Libya Again.

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posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 03:35 PM
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Who blew up an airplane full of innocent people?..CIA planted evidence would be cause for appeal, new trial.. and likely acquittal.

Hey, didn't the USS Vincennes blow up Iran air 655 killing 290..?.. but that wasn't terrorism..lol.

Another case of doublethink where blowing up an airplane is both bad, and good.. depending on the politics of the alleged suspects.

cryptome.org...

"It has been known for a number of years that a police officer – known only by the codename GOLFER – made a signed statement to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission in which he testified that the fragment of timer which was used to convict Al Megrahi was planted by CIA operatives with the collusion of Scottish police officers who were supposed to be investigating the terrorist atrocity."

Here's an idea.. hold a national referendum.. let Libyans decide.. I doubt they've vote to keep those who have been relentlessly bombing / killing them. Americans are still butt-hurt over ONE day of attacks TEN YEARS ago.. imagine how incensed currently being bombed Libyans are.. the phrase "fighting mad" comes to mind.

edit add: as far as those 17 illegal aliens taking Libyan jobs are concerned.. lol @ them, should have stayed home and not gone to assist the destruction / subjection of another mans homeland. They tempted fate.. and fate, shes a bitch.
edit on 19-9-2011 by GovtFlu because: addition



posted on Sep, 19 2011 @ 05:57 PM
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Qatari officials were not immediately available for comment.


Of course they were not available they are in it aswell
note the qatar flags which the rebels carry.







 
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