Libye, France, Otan, nelles technos, surveillance, Scandales, kadhafi, etc. Sep 1

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime was delivered by a caterer, on a memory stick. Abdel Majid Mlegta ran the companies that supplied meals to Libyan government departments including the interior ministry. The job was "easy," he told Reuters last week. "I built good relations with officers. I wanted to serve my country." Special report: The secret plan to take Tripoli Special report: The secret plan to take Tripoli
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L'information trop sérieuse pour être laissée aux journalistes : Des médias en guerre en Libye Une analyse objective de la situation sur le terrain et du rapport de forces militaires ne permet qu'une seule conclusion: le régime de Kadhafi est fini. Ce n'est plus qu'une question de temps. Mais dans une guerre… les médias font aussi la guerre. En Irak, on avait fait le raccourci avec les «médias embedded» dans les chars de l'armée américaine. En Libye, les médias font, en fonction des intérêts de leur Etat, le même boulot guerrier. Le patron d'Al Jazira, l'émir du Qatar, fait partie de la coalition qui mène la guerre en Libye. L'information trop sérieuse pour être laissée aux journalistes : Des médias en guerre en Libye
The leader of the Libyan revolution presides over a "famously fractious" family that is powerful, wealthy, dysfunctional and marked by internecine struggles, according to US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. The documents shed light on how his eight children – among whom rivalries have sharpened in recent years – his wife and Gaddafi himself lead their lives. Muammar Gaddafi The patriarch, now 68, was described by US ambassador to Tripoli, Gene Cretz, in 2009 as a "mercurial and eccentric figure who suffers from severe phobias, enjoys flamenco dancing and horseracing, acts on whims and irritates friends and enemies alike." WikiLeaks cables: A guide to Gaddafi's 'famously fractious' family | World news WikiLeaks cables: A guide to Gaddafi's 'famously fractious' family | World news
Rebels Hijack Gadhafi's Phone Network Updated April 13, 2011 12:01 a.m. ET A team led by a Libyan-American telecom executive has helped rebels hijack Col. Rebels Hijack Gadhafi's Phone Network
A screenshot from the game Call of Duty. Inset: the iPhone compass app, and a Google Earth image of Misrata, Libya. Source: Supplied Google Earth, an iPhone compass and experience playing 'Call of Duty' have been vital to Libya's rebel war plan Google Earth, an iPhone compass and experience playing 'Call of Duty' have been vital to Libya's rebel war plan
Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi's 25 Strangest Moments Lockerbie, the Great Manmade River, “Isratine,” abolishing Switzerland, all-female bodyguards, and camels in Belgrade: David A. Graham chronicles some of the most extreme, outrageous, and bizarre actions and ideas of Libya’s unpredictable strongman. Although he might wish it had happened another way, fierce protests in Libya have put Muammar Gaddafi right back where he loves to be: in the international spotlight. Since Gaddafi came to power in 1969, his mix of panache, viciousness, and capricious rule has made him a figure of curiosity—with stunts like trying to pitch a tent in Central Park—and fear, stemming from a series of terrorist acts (a 1981 Newsweek cover story called him “the most dangerous man in the world”). With many analysts predicting an end to Gaddafi’s four-decade reign, here is a look back at its the strangest, zaniest, and most important moments. 1. Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi's 25 Strangest Moments
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Gaddafi said he would fight on “until victory or martyrdom”, while his spokesman said loyalist soldiers were well prepared to carry on the battle “for years”. In other developments: * Dozens of journalists who had been held against their will for five days in a Tripoli hotel were freed without bloodshed Libya: SAS leads hunt for Gaddafi Libya: SAS leads hunt for Gaddafi
Mutassim Gaddafi's girlfriend tells of the final days of Libyan regime
The Accomplice | Politics The Accomplice | Politics II. The Professor A s friend, colleague, and academic adviser, David Held, a prominent professor of political science at L.S.E. for many years, watched Saif’s speech with particular attention and concern as it was being delivered. Within a few hours, Held would himself become the subject of intense media scrutiny. He had provided informal advice to Saif on his doctoral thesis, had made a number of trips to Libya, and had served for a short period on the board of the Qaddafi foundation. Some see Held as a well-intentioned academic who tried to enable something decent in Saif, while others see him as a naïf who was unwittingly used in the process of reputation-laundering.
This post is part of our special coverage Libya Uprising 2011. It's been six months since the Libyan uprising began. How was the Libyan blogging scene before the February 17 revolution, and how has it evolved over the last few months? Sometime in 2009 and way before the Feb 17 Revolution as it is now known, a large number of the Libyan blogging community members had shifted their conversations to Facebook and later on to Twitter, which they felt was more interactive and ‘immediate'. In this regard, the different English and Arabic blogs were a bit like an empty house with occasional updates on what seemed to be very important events in their life or when ‘guilt’ would prevail. Libya: Bloggers Between Dictatorship and War Libya: Bloggers Between Dictatorship and War
It’s no surprise that Libya’s former leader Gadhafi was using technology to spy on his people. As Libyan rebels take over his headquarters in Tripoli, we get to find out exactly how the government was keeping tabs on its citizens. The Wall Street Journal was able to get a firsthand look at a room filled with secrets about secrets. How far Gadhafi went to monitor Libya's Internet activity - TNW Middle East
Foreign Firms Helped Gadhafi Spy on Libyans TRIPOLI—On the ground floor of a six-story building here, agents working for Moammar Gadhafi sat in an open room, spying on emails and chat messages with the help of technology Libya acquired from the West. The recently abandoned room is lined with posters and English-language training manuals stamped with the name Amesys, a unit of French technology firm Bull SA, which installed the monitoring center. A warning by the door bears the Amesys logo.
Le système de surveillance Eagle,, fabriqué par la société française Amesys. On vous parlait naguère sur ce blog d'Amesys, une filiale française de Bull, qui avait installé en Libye le système de surveillance du Web utilisé par le régime. Le Figaro a retrouvé un des militaires français qui ont formé les services de renseignement libyens à l'utilisation de ce système, baptisé "Eagle". ÉCOUTES – « On leur avait montré comment trouver tous les Libyens qui allaient sur LeMonde.fr »
I2E verse des commissions à Takieddine Document révélé le 24.08.2011 Dans le cadre du contrat de cryptage des communications libyennes, I2e verse des commissions au marchand d’armes entre décembre 2007 et octobre 2008 – 2,4 millions d’euros pour Como holding et 2,07 millions d’euros pour Tristar. Soit un total de près de 4,5 millions d’euros de commissions que la loi française proscrit depuis 2000. Article lié : Les documents Takieddine. Sarkozy/Guéant : le grand soupçon libyen
La morale politique n’a rien à faire avec les affaires. C’est, en substance, ce que répète le gouvernement français depuis le 19 mars, jour du lancement de l’opération militaire contre les troupes du colonel Kadhafi. Paris n’a qu’un seul objectif : «Venir en aide à un peuple en danger de mort […] au nom de la conscience universelle qui ne peut tolérer de tels crimes, déclare Nicolas Sarkozy lors d’un discours à l’Elysée, le 19 mars. Pétrole : l’accord secret entre le CNT et la France
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