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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The Failure of the United Nations in Syria Today has proven that the United Nations is powerless to stop the Syrian civil war. Kofi Annan says he’s “shocked” by the surge in violence and atrocities leading up to the April 10th deadline for Syrian regime forces to cease military … Continue reading