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Blackwater Wins the Battle of Benghazi | Danger Room, Wired.com

U.S. embassy security in the post-Benghazi era is shaping up to be a financial bonanza for security contractors. It’s not necessarily going to look like the ‘roided-out era in which the firm formerly known as Blackwater and its ilk paraded diplomats through dangerous thoroughfares with specialty rifles in tow. But any company that can provide the State Department with either ...

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Protesters storm Libya poll office in Benghazi | Reuters via gulfnews, The AP via The Guardian

Benghazi, Libya: Armed protesters calling for more autonomy for Libya’s east stormed the national election commission in Benghazi on Sunday, burning materials and breaking computer equipment outside, less than a week before the North African country holds an election. About 300 men carried computers and ballot boxes from the building in Libya’s second city and began crushing them while chanting ...

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