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November 2, 2012

Deep Inside the Libyan Civil War with Matthew VanDyke

All videos © Matthew VanDyke.  Check out more at Matthew’s website to learn about the new documentary that he is currently filming inside Syria.  On his biography page you can also read about how Matthew decided to travel to Libya to help some of his freinds fighting the war against Gaddafi’s forces, including his capture and incarceration by the Libyan military.  You can also learn much more about his experiences as a freedom fighter by reading the interview I conducted with him right here on SOFREP a number of months ago.  Check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

 

 

 

About the Author

is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he is now working towards a degree in Political Science at Columbia University. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, the PROMIS series, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.

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  • frenchieNYC

    @JackMurphyRGR  @frenchieNYC  @Love_n_Respect When L&R asked, I remembered reading that interview, a few weeks ago.  So I linked it.  But I'm not endorsing or dismissing it.  Just goes into the pile, one more view to consider.  I can see good arguments for & against either option.  So I'm staying skeptical, and refusing to speculate.  ...and I really don't want to see this turn into another out-of-control, impossible-to-keep-up-with, 500+ post thread about Benghazi.

  • JackMurphyRGR

    @frenchieNYC  @Love_n_Respect I'm afraid Matthew is wrong about this one.  It was a planned raid.

  • frenchieNYC

    @Love_n_Respect  @JackMurphyRGR http://www.businessinsider.com/insiders-this-is-what-really-happened-in-libya-2012-9

  • Tango9

    @shagstar great scene though!

  • shagstar

    @Tango9  the guy reminds me of that air cav col in Apocalypse now,,no matter how much incoming is falling around him,,he never get's a scratch!  plus,,his uniform is always clean!