A Marine Corps member of Delta Force has been awarded the Navy Cross for his role in the defense of Americans in Benghazi, Libya, according to the Washington Times reports.
Simi Valley, Calif. — The U.S. military is preparing to conduct military and special operations training for Libya’s military and the training will risk including Islamist terrorists among the trainees, according to the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
Adm. William McRaven, the commander who helped lead the covert raid to kill al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said in a brief interview Saturday that the counterterrorism training operation has not begun. “We’re in the early stages,” he told the Free Beacon.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Six people were killed and 45 wounded, 15 critically, in clashes between militiamen and armed residents in Libya’s capital Tripoli on Friday, state television said.
Two elite U.S. special operations commandos were awarded medals of bravery for rescuing Americans during the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, according to the Washington Times.
For Libyan militia leader Ibrahim al-Jathran, shutting down half the country’s oil production with an armed militia is not a crime, it is the start of a just battle for a fair share of country’s petroleum wealth.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) released a statement Tuesday voicing outrage that captured al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi will be receiving a trial in federal court in New York.
The covert U.S. military raid to capture a senior Libyan al Qaeda leader in Tripoli has triggered threats against Americans and other anti-U.S. sentiment in the volatile north African state.