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Archive for January 24th, 2014

Posted by admin On Jan - 24 - 2014 0 Comment

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Wednesday of plans to sell the Government of Libya a package of “General Purpose Force Training” services worth $600 million. Six thousand to 8,000 Libyan troops will be trained during a term of up to eight years as part of this package. In addition to the training services per se, the U.S. will supply  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On Jan - 24 - 2014 0 Comment

Violence in Libya killed 643 people last year, amid a sharp rise in crime, according to a parliamentary report that laments a lack of effective policing in the increasingly lawless North African country. Since a Nato-backed uprising ousted and killed Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya’s authorities have struggled in vain to contain lawlessness, much of it perpetrated by former militias  [ Read More ]