The Freedom Fighter Blog
Matthew VanDyke is the American who fought in the 2011 Libyan Revolution against the Gaddafi regime. Captured by Gaddafi's forces on the battlefield during a recon mission, he spent nearly 6 months as a prisoner of war before escaping from prison and returning to the rebel army and combat on the front lines. After they won the war in Libya, he turned his attention to Syria. He recently made an award-winning film about the Syrian Revolution, titled "Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution." He continues to work on various projects in Libya and Syria, and in the United States as an analyst and television/radio commentator. This blog contains some of his analysis and commentary on international security issues.
Recent Posts (8 articles)
- I Saw The Horrors of War at Dar al-Shifa Hospital in Syria
- The Controversy Surrounding the Syria Film “Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution” at the Arpa International Film Festival
- What Is the UK Sending to Rebels in Syria? You Might Be Surprised.
- In Egypt, Have the People Overthrown Themselves?
- The Long, Hard Slog That Is Syria
- Escape from Abu Salim Prison
- After Aleppo
- Why Islamists Lost in Libya and Why Nobody Should Be Surprised
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Only Regime Change Will End Iran’s Nuclear Program As happens so often in politics, the complex issue of how to halt Iran’s nuclear ambitions has been diluted into two simplistic, opposing viewpoints. A decade of negotiations and diplomatic wrangling have produced few … Continue reading