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GADDAFI-LINKED COMPANY ASSIST AUSTRALIAN COMPANY WIN CONTRACTS

Thursday October 3 2013 – Leighton Holdings’ offshore arms enlisted a network of Middlemen with links to influential officials in corruption-prone countries to help it win huge contracts. Those middlemen included a Monaco firm with ties to former Libyan dictator … Continue reading

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FBI DIRECTOR WARNS OF A NEW EXTREMIST THREAT

Saturday August 24 2014 – The Arab Spring uprisings have created a new segment of violent extremists that will threaten the US and its citizens abroad for years to come, FBI director Robert Mueller said. Mr Mueller, who will complete … Continue reading

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TERROR WATCH, US ISSUES TRAVEL ALERT – Monday August 5 2013

– The White House has held a high-level meeting about terror fears, prompting Washington to issue a travel alert and to order many embassies across the Islamic world to close temporarily. Saturday’s meeting, chaired by National Security Adviser Susan Rice, … Continue reading

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GADDAFI GUARD IS SILENT – Sunday May 19 2013

– An Australian who worked as a Gaddafi family bodyguard and who helped some of them flee Libya is refusing to help international war crimes investigators. Brisbane man, Gary Peters, 49, assisted Saadi Gaddafi – the playboy son of slain … Continue reading

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CLINTON FACES OFF AGAINST HER LIBYA CRITICS – Friday January 25 2013

– Defending her legacy and perhaps protecting her future, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced congressional committees over the killing of the US ambassador to Libya, with a performance that was at times fraught, at times angry, but always … Continue reading

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PSO WANNABE LINKED TO ARMS DEALER – Friday January 11 2013

– An international fugitive who worked with the world’s most infamous arms trafficker has been arrested in Melbourne after applying to be a protective services officer. Federal and state police swooped on Richard Chichakli in Melbourne on Thursday after the … Continue reading

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NICE TO MEET YOU…BUT I DON’T NEED A RUNNING MATE – Sunday November 18 2012

– I met General David Petraeus once, in the hot Baghdad August of 2007, in his cramped office on the first floor of Saddam Hussein’s sumptuous presidential palace in the Green Zone. It was hard not to be in awe … Continue reading

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TRYST BORN ON AFGHAN TRAILS – Sunday November 11 2012

– America’s top spy has quit in disgrace after he admitted cheating on his wife with his fitness-fanatic biographer. CIA director and four-star General David Petraeus, 60, confessed to a secret affair with married mother-of-two Paula Broadwell, 40. FBI agents … Continue reading

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HOW BIG IS THIS ISLAMIC MINORITY? – Monday September 17 2012

– When Victoria Police announced a series of raids of properties across Melbourne last week and the discovery of extremist terror-related documents, I imagine few thought of Buddhists. Like most religions, Buddhist and terror don’t go hand in hand. Neither … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE – Sunday July 8 2012

– In the days before he fell off the face of the Earth, Tony Mokbel was secretly laying the foundations for one of the most inspired fugitive escapes of all time. Through a devastating combination of desperation, design and dumb … Continue reading

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