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(Last updated October, 2012)

"Looking forward to your contribution as an authority on the region." - @wingzofsteel via Twitter 10/13/12

"Yours is the only clear intelligent knowledgeable assesment of what happened to the consulate in Benghazi that I have read." - @donnachaidhreid via Twitter 10/12/12

"I'm grateful for your factual view on Libya" - @writersusannah via Twitter 10/11/12

"Thanks again for the work you are doing...." - @SGrochowsky via Twitter 10/11/12

"i read the article (about Syrian revolution film at ABC.es), in the vasque country the people support what you do!!! one greeting" - Mikel Ordorika Gant via Facebook 10/10/12

"Love your profile and what you are doing. Heartfelt thanks from a Libyan who can't do what you are doing" - @Mouzughi via Twitter 10/10/12

"Looking forward to more great content." - @Adam_Hirschhorn via Twitter 10/9/12

"You are a brave soul. We have so many soft Americans who are spoiled and don't ever think abt what's going on. STAY SAFE" - @cmdorsey via Twitter 10/7/12

"impressive list of vocations" - @JohnHdhntr via Twitter 10/6/12

"Thank you, very much for risking your life for liberty & freedom. Your bravery is well appreciated. You are a silent hero" - @olfashdeb via Twitter 10/4/12

"Was just reading your blog; look forward to reading more." - @CynthiaSpeaks via Twitter 10/1/12

"Thx for the follow Matt. I am extremely interested in your work and supporting the truth." - @jjcrocket via Twitter 10/1/12

"Glad you are alive to tell the tale, solider!" - V. Feldman via email 9/30/12

"Thank You for your unwavering service that has resulted in never before freedoms for many people" - @RickyK063 via Twitter 9/30/12

"Thanks for fighting the good fight be safe! Pray for you." - @SandFostcat via Twitter 9/30/12

"keep up the good fight!" - @RedLugh via Twitter 9/30/12

"Your effort to help the oppressed is so amazing.. IA the end of Bashar al-Assad and his cruelty towards our brothers and sisters in syria is near.." - Fatima Nash via Google+ 9/30/12

"God bless you .. hopefully we'll get our freedom very soon -God willing-." - @SyriaSara via Twitter 9/29/12

"Much respect what you're doing - keep safe." - @bpierce143 via Twitter 9/28/12

"Keep up the good work." - @MollyJones99 via Twitter 9/28/12

"i thought the heroes as such ( a hero who serves for humanity , for the sake of the oppressed ones and for dear friends , ) in spite of different religious background only exists in novels and fictitious stories.. but now i see that such heroes do exist around us even for real.. Great work Mathew.." - Nachelle.Nachon via The Freedom Fighter Blog 9/27/12

"Your website and your story seem very interesting!" - Habsolutelyfree via Twitter 9/25/12

"I would love to hear any inside info on the good people of #Benghazi. All my respect to you!" - @ARSMEL via Twitter 9/25/12

"Reading your blog etc. w/ great interest. Appreciate your unique experience and point of view." - @susansoprano via Twitter 9/25/12

"Thank you for your service, Matthew, and for the information, as well." - Kandy Z via LinkedIn 9/24/12

"Matthew...thank you for keeping us informed. It is very sad what happened but I believe that the State of Libya has a great future and must not be spoiled by "20 or 50 idiots" as you say." - Colin G. via LinkedIn 9/24/12

"thank you for all that you do." - @mikealbeland via Twitter 9/24/12

"Matthew the Libyan people will continue to surprise the world thanks for your support. However, they will also continue to need your support to build true democracy" - Ali Elferjani via Facebook 9/24/12

"your life is really interesting and I'm sure you are a special person" - @mikylaspe via Twitter 9/24/12

"Your work is amazing." - @lightgraphs via Twitter 9/24/12

"you have my utmost respect... even though you hail from america you help arabs in their revolution , that is one of the most kindest deeds a man can do , may allah grant you heaven for what you have done" - kyle786khan via YouTube 9/24/12

"God bless you sir, putting your life and beliefs on the line. May you be successful in what you set out to achieve." - Pkp Plp via Facebook 9/21/12

"I admire that you stand for what you believe. I am working to be more like that..." - @MeganDupree1 via Twitter 9/21/12

"I support your struggle for independence.I will follow your shares on the region on twitter." - @YaseminKNDRL via Twitter 9/21/12

"Thank you for the risks you take and work you do." - @p4r771m3r via Twitter 9/21/12

"Удалось бежать из вражеской тюрьмы? Это впечатляет. Значит, дух свободы очень силён. Вы счастливый человек. Пусть удача сопутствует Вам и дальше в жизни" - Nikolay Faxonov via Facebook 9/20/12

"Respect from tunisia" - invaders166 via YouTube 9/19/12

"great info on 'What led to the recent attack in Libya'" - @marypmadigan via Twitter 9/16/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @businessinsider Matthew I hope all the people in power have as much common sense as you do and I hope they use it." - @parisdreams2014 via Twitter 9/15/12

"Stay safe man and take care of yourself.. You are a hero. God bless you." - @MNDOO7 via Twitter 9/15/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @BusinessInsider Seems as though you were right about that attack in Benghazi." - @kemet2000 via Twitter 9/14/12

"i appreciated your video. I hope to see more from you" - @Brntallyn via Twitter 9/14/12

"Keep your head down! God speed!" - @ugh_Me_ via Twitter 9/14/12

"You are a very brave man." - nancy kahl via Google+ 9/13/12

"Be safe out there." - @NateRawlings via Twitter 9/13/12

""Matthew...thank you for a reasoned explanation regarding what happened in Libya" - Colin Greatorex via LinkedIn 9/13/12

"Thank you, Matthew [BusinessInsider.com article with VanDyke's theory of what happened in the US consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya]. Some sanity is nice today." - Kandy Z via LinkedIn 9/13/12

"@evansolomoncbc Evan, if you want the REAL story of the Benghazi incident, read this: http://www.businessinsider.com/insiders-this-is-what-really-happened-in-libya-2012-9?utm_source=twbutton&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=defense … =>Get in touch with @Matt_VanDyke" - @In_Sight_Full via Twitter 9/13/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @businessinsider Best article on what actually happened." - @donnachaidhreid via Twitter 9/13/12

"Keep your head down and stay safe/ JR" - @WritingFactory via Twitter 9/13/12

"Keep up the good work." - @vturn1963 via Twitter 9/13/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @BusinessInsider Wow, you nailed it! From the timeline of events this was OBVIOUSLY a "spontaneous attack of opportunity"." - @In_Sight_Full via Twitter 9/13/12

"Hi Matthew i saw your adventures you are a very brave man especially in Lybia war it was a harsh one i saw mostly all footages of lybia civil war us known tunisia is lybia is neighbour country in north west many tunisian fought in lybia and died ( got martyred by our concept ) and many lybian refuges told us alsoo about mines ... &&&&Respect for a brave soldier &&&&" - Pasha via email 9/12/12

"been following you for a few months but just realized you are a fellow Baltimore native and UMBC Poli Sci grad. Awesome!" - @mkett13 via Twitter 9/12/12

"Following @Matt_VanDyke and very interested on his opinions of the events in #Egypt and #Lybia today" - @angerboot via Twitter 9/12/12

"Reading #US ambassador killed by those #Wahabi & #Salafi Rocket -thought abt U as free man fighting dictators 4better life" - @RU4rights2 via Twitter 9/12/12

"Best luck for you :)" - @BettinaViereck via Twitter 9/11/12

"TY to you Matthew for your great job!" - @vogliolapace via Twitter 9/10/12

"Great adventures you've had." - @mpsmith3 via Twitter 9/10/12

"keep up the fight. And stay safe!" - @pfirefighter86 via Twitter 9/9/12

"Your quest to aide the oppressed in the M.E. and share their story with the world are honorable and courageous. You are doing this, while 1000's of able arabs [educated, wealthy, etc...], sit and watch all these events [tragic] suffering their own kin !! you are a hero Matt, you stand for others - even when many ignore their own. Be well on ur journey .. Peace Bro.." - Maher Hatoum via Facebook 9/7/12

"The conventions have dominated the news here,but thanks for getting the word out.Stay safe brother!" - @kemet2000 via Twitter 9/7/12

"I just like @Matt_VanDyke facebook page for updates on Syria, Lybia, and Egypt! Check it out if your interested!" - @angerboot via Twitter 9/7/12

"A huge thank you to @Matt_VanDyke for his part in helping me win third place in the AIC essay contest! I am honored by this distinction" - @HLLivingLoco via Twitter 9/7/12

"I stand with you in solidarity and send you gratitude." - @AlbqBonita via Twitter 9/6/12

"you are very brave." - @KyllikiT via Twitter 9/6/12

"After looking at your site, I’m overawed by your courage & dedication to your beliefs. Truly amazing & inspirational" - @Sprats1 via Twitter 9/6/12

"Thank you for insider info from Syria!" - @sinandemirez via Twitter 9/6/12

"Please follow @Matt_VanDyke, support his efforts to produce a documentary on the #FSA. We need this badly. #Syria" - @RafifJ via Twitter 9/5/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Libya Revolution on @klout." - @Riginal_Zin via Twitter 9/5/12

"@Matt_VanDyke is a modern age #Hemmingway! Read his post about fighting in #syria! #valuesareimportant" - @IR_DylanBrown via Twitter 9/5/12

"Hello Matthew, I liked your facebook page, and the stories are so amazing. Thanks for sharing. I will continue to follow your stories." - @carpetgurl via Twitter 9/4/12

"Wow, Matthew! You have a hell of a story!" - @Riginal_Zin via Twitter 9/4/12

"I've made a hashtag to spread your movie between arabs. Also, to appreciate your help in #Syria. #ماثيو_و_مسعود" - @hoopoe20 via Twitter 9/3/12

"Bravo, sir! Very encouraged by what you are doing, and look forward to learning more, and supporting the people of Syria." - @DarylNorthrop via Twitter 8/31/12

"so interesting your job.:: good luck" - @marcekmacho via Twitter 8/31/12

"Escape from Abu Salim Prison http://www.matthewvandyke.com/blog/abu-salim-prison/ … "Those thousands of Syrian prisoners are waiting for us" god bless u @Matt_VanDyke #Syria" - @husseinyi via Twitter 8/30/12

"amazing ..." - @HaifaaMhd via Twitter 8/30/12

"بطل يستحق المتابعه @Matt_VanDyke" - @algwesry via Twitter 8/30/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CTVNews Thanks 4 your work Matt.We are getting limited coverage here,because of the conventions,Thanks 4 telling this story." - @kemet2000 via Twitter 8/29/12

"Tycker att @medierna ska kika på Syrien-projektet @Matt_VanDyke håller på med. Lär höja ett par ögonbryn." - @CFKlebergTT via Twitter 8/29/12

"What a legend" - jmac41527 via YouTube 8/29/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Syria on @klout" - @Echo2Zs via Twitter 8/29/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CTVNews Awesome!!" - @DCProfessor1 via Twitter 8/28/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CTVNews I wish we could get you and @DCProfessor1 in a meeting with Obama and other US leaders......#NoFlyZone NOW!" - @parisdreams2014 via Twitter 8/28/12

"Don't agree w/ conclusion, but interesting article by @Matt_VanDyke about his escape from #AbuSalim prison in #Libya" - @delaneychambers via Twitter 8/28/12

"Keep in touch Matt - let me know when you're back. Good luck and stay safe." - @tinapittaway via Twitter 8/28/12

"Please support Matthew's documentary fund. #Syria" - @MaiSutherland via Twitter 8/27/12

"Thru power of film, support @Matt_VanDyke 2 tell story of freedom fighters #Syria. Donate 2 his #film on @indiegogo" - @iamshaima via Twitter 8/26/12

"Truly an inspirational video created by @Matt_VanDyke Thank You! Please watch and share." - @History_Buff via Twitter 8/26/12

"Please follow @Matt_VanDyke. He reported from #Syria and is an Director from #NGO - his words: "Director of After The Revolution" #FF" - @Muschelschloss via Twitter 8/26/12

"Great work, thank you and god bless. keep the good work" - @ke2233 via Twitter 8/26/12

"You are my hero. I could not have made it mentally, or physically [Libyan prison]." - Colleen Barton via Facebook 8/26/12

"Good luck to you and be careful ... !" - @Muschelschloss via Twitter 8/26/12

"@Matt_VanDyke - escaping Abu Salim Prison and fighting the war of others; a blog worth reading." - @eivindnatvig via Twitter 8/26/12

"You sir are the ******* man. In case you didn't already know!" - Bình Võ via Facebook 8/26/12

"We are glad that you are fine..and thank you for everything you did.." - Emma Mukhtar Elghoul via Facebook 8/26/12

"We re so proud of you." - Tonia Dwyer via Facebook 8/26/12

"Thank you very much for your effort and your project and your help .... I hope we will give you syrian citizenship after the regime fall" - Andrei via email 8/26/12

"Im FSA Sniper And FSEA i Have A Honor To Fight Beside U Here In Syria" - BlackHat Breacher via Facebook 8/26/12

"much respect for all your work, freedom fighter." - Mohammed Omran via Facebook 8/25/12

"I really appreciate your efforts for freedom." - @SafaaAnsar via Twitter 8/25/12

"Love the article, and you are very brave to take a stand and fight for what you believe!" - Robert Lewis via Facebook 8/25/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Syria on @klout. Get home safe dude! Stay fresh!!!" - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 8/25/12

"U R an exceptional and courageous gentleman, what you doing making Libyans and Syrian proud of having you on ME land" - @allpeopleareone via Twitter 8/25/12

"you're doing great things for a lot of us. Continue to inspire, man!" - @Shadouness via Twitter 8/25/12

"To all those who care about #Syria and the image of the #FSA, kindly support @Matt_VanDyke" - @Amran_AlSharhan via Twitter 8/25/12

"I salute you Mathew...You are a brave man ....You actually were with my son's Kateeba I think in Brega God bless you for what you did and are still doing" - Asma RK via Facebook 8/25/12

"Read this man of courage's story" - @WBALPete via Twitter 8/25/12

"Matthew you are an amazing person god bless you" - Sizarfree via YouTube 8/24/12

"Walk in Peace Matt - and return well asap .." - Maher Hatoum via Facebook 8/24/12

"I look forward to supporting your cause, and experiencing the film." - @angerboot via Twitter 8/24/12

"Welcome in Syria Hero" - Ajaj Mohammad via Facebook 8/24/12

"@Matt_VanDyke a hero who has joined libyan rebels & now defending dignity in #Syria" - @Urgency8 via Twitter 8/24/12

"May God be with u" - @Libyanldy via Twitter 8/24/12

"@Matt_VanDyke Don't forget to bring stinger missles with you ..... urgently .... Best regards ... #Syria" - @suriahora via Twitter 8/24/12

"@Matt_VanDyke الله ينصرك God beside you" - @sharke00 via Twitter 8/24/12

"Perhaps you know the story of the amazing @Matt_VanDyke from #Libya. He was captured & Survived!!" - @PicoBee via Twitter 8/24/12

"Congrats on your amazing anniversary. [1 year since Abu Salim prison escape]" - @mpf2011 via Twitter 8/24/12

"Happy #Freedom Day! Thankful for your safety....the World needs more men like you. #Respect" - @parisdreams2014 via Twitter 8/24/12

"Soldier on Brother. Dont worry about crying hippies that abuse their freedom's that we fight & die for. Free #Syria" - @BeJohnboy70 via Twitter 8/24/12

"God bless." - @AhmedKadry via Twitter 8/24/12

"One year ago today @Matt_VanDyke escaped from a Libyan prison.. I'm editing my interview w/ him for @abc2news at 11" - @chrisinbmore via Twitter 8/24/12

"Congratulations Matt. I really, really admire your courage. I know you'll always have friends in #Libya" - @fabucat via Twitter 8/24/12

"Good luck with the film and the trip." - @A_Heretic via Twitter 8/24/12

"God bless you" - @jaNoobyh via Twitter 8/24/12

"It's a JOY 2 c u & everybody, who made it safe from that genocide. I cry the loss of relatives and loved ones during that war" - @AmoainA via Twitter 8/24/12

"I am glad that you scape from that jail. Greatings from Venezuela" - @zbestella via Twitter 8/24/12

"OMG this was incredible what You did and overall being So BRAVEHEART. GODBLESS." - @Louangie via Twitter 8/24/12

"Tonight at 11, see @chrisinbmore's intv with @Matt_Vandyke. He talks about how he escaped Libya & why he's going back into another war zone" - @jocefromthenews via Twitter 8/24/12

"Here's my story on @Matt_VanDyke planning to go to Syria- web story includes longer clips of the interview as well" - @chrisinbmore via Twitter 8/24/12

"Great challenge you decide to take mate. I appreciate that honestly wishing all the luck & support you deserve. Kudos!" - @enum68 via Twitter 8/23/12

"Its pleasure to follow-up your interesting activities please accepts my respect.Prestige Institute-Manama-Kingdom of Bahrain" - @HrPrestige via Twitter 8/23/12

"you are inspirational!" - @__kirensafien via Twitter 8/23/12

"RESPECT :D" - @ASamir_45 via Twitter 8/23/12

"You really have a good reputation among people :) God bless you Matt" - @Soso331991 via Twitter 8/22/12

"Appreciate your work Matt, wish there were more of you out there. Stay safe. #GodBless" - @Antoinepaul78 via Twitter 8/21/12

"@kgcentral @joshuafoust Matthew uses his talent to provide insight into Libya & Syria while saving lives. cc: @Matt_VanDyke" - @ReginaldQuill via Twitter 8/21/12

"good luck man we proud over you" - @semo33 via Twitter 8/21/12

"You're doing the right thing even if this involving risks of death.#FreeSyria#FreedomForFamily. BRAVE HEART." - @Louangie via Twitter 8/21/12

"I wish you the best of luck on your journey into Syria. Come home safely." - Harrison Lee via Facebook 8/21/12

"God bless you mr.Matthew" - Mahmoud Mousa via Facebook 8/21/12

"welcome i believe our in the right place that will attract many people to see it ,i love your creativity and your area of interest insyria, this will be abig traphet to all nations.GOD bless you" - @CollinsMontel via Twitter 8/21/12

"I want to congratulate you on your bravery. Many Syrians won't come close to what you do." - @Syriapressions via Twitter 8/21/12

"I know you get thousands of messages, so I won't be offended if you don't answer.. As a former photojournalist myself, I applaud and support you. It's men like you that can move worlds. Best of luck. I mean it." - Olaf Growald via Facebook 8/21/12

"Matt; i know that your presence will have a positive effect on the unit you're assigned to prevent any atrocities from taking place - this is a good thing; you will be saving lives, just by being there." - Maher Hatoum via Facebook 8/21/12

"Good interview on CNN." - @TiGazoo via Twitter 8/20/12

"@DavidGrann Do you think @Matt_VanDyke has something in common with William Morgan? A must read story btw http://nyr.kr/JTvmAI @CNNValencia" - @joshrushing via Twitter 8/20/12

"@Matt_VanDyke needs your support. Help Matt get this powerful film about the #Syrian Revolution funded" - @angerboot via Twitter 8/20/12

"i saw this in the news cycle yesterday, looking forward to the film" - Curt Webb via Facebook 8/20/12

"Matthew VanDyke Some pple really live as men" - Amgad Assem via Facebook 8/20/12

"Great report [CNN report on Matthew VanDyke's Syrian revolution film project]. As told before I wish you the very best success for your project." - @BettinaViereck via Twitter 8/20/12

"Keep on fighting the good fight, and always report to us the real story, Going to check your project on [Kickstarter]" - @angerboot via Twitter 8/20/12

"Good luck and stay safe!" - @jp_duke via Twitter 8/20/12

"hello, im a former USMC. that served in iraq, i beleive in your cause. would like to know the steps to take to follow in your steps?" - ***** (name edited for his security) via Facebook 8/20/12

"You are a hero to all the humanity and wish I had your courage!!" - Indy Nando via Facebook 8/20/12

"people like you are inspiring...if u do g to #Syria may God protect u...l will be definitely following ur tweets, God bless. Stay safe..." - @ZetonaXX via Twitter 8/20/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CNNValencia @CNN I've just looked at it. Great report. As told before I wish you the very best success for your project." - @BettinaViereck via Twitter 8/20/12

"One of the most important and reliable italian newspaper La Stampa talks today about u and yr experience" - @linadago26 via Twitter 8/20/12

"Good luck and stay safe!" - @jp_duke via Twitter 8/20/12

"I highly respect you for your conviction and beliefs sir. Like you there are many of us in the "Region" that feel the same way as you. I can see the passion and the moral fortitude that drives you and I understand very thing you say because there are many more like you that can't make it to be by your side. Always remember to watch your six and have an E&E plan." - ***** (name edited for his security) via email 8/19/12

"God bless u Matthew..." - Frank Sa via Facebook 8/19/12

"Long live Matthew VanDyke ! !!!!" - Maria Angeles via Facebook 8/19/12

"God bless u brother" - Ammar Ghanimeh via Facebook 8/19/12

"Such a brave man who was fightin with libyan & now with syrian May god bless u" - @ahadmajdali via Twitter 8/19/12

"Saw you on CNN last night,great interview.Be careful brother,thanks 4 all that you do!" - @kemet2000 via Twitter 8/19/12

"Baltimorelu gazeteci @Matt_VanDyke, Libya'dan sonra yine cepheye dönerek bu sefer Suriye'deki direnişin belgeselini çekmeye hazırlanıyormuş." - @CuneydEr via Twitter 8/19/12

"just read your story, I've never seen someone care about people, let alone from a different country. #HERO." - @_VintageBeau_ via Twitter 8/19/12

"amazing story. I followed the Libyan Revolution in an hourly basis through tweeter. You and all others are real heroes, real Libyans. greetings from somebody in Montreal." - TheThinker1958 via The Freedom Fighter Blog 8/18/12

"You are an incredible role model...and an honored friend." - Diane Gallemore via Facebook 8/18/12

"Hey Matthew , ur r a true hero...god bless u. we r really exited about u coming to Syria and joining our revolution...its really kind of u" - ***** (name edited for his security) via Facebook 8/18/12

"Very impressed with your work, May God Bless U & Keep U Safe Always" - Maria Cruz via Facebook 8/18/12

"you're a real hero, I hope you all the best in your endeavor into Syria. Do it for the people who have been oppressed for generations. Do it for the livelihoods of the children who have never breathed a breath of freedom in their lives. Do it for the Birth of liberty and the death of dictatorship. Do it for the people of Syria. "Hasta la victoria siempre!"" - Karim Allen via Facebook 8/18/12

"I just watched it [CNN interview about VanDyke's Syria film]. Freaking awesome, Matthew. I had no idea that you were arrested before NATO got involved." - Camilla Bok Bok on Facebook 8/18/12

"Thank you for helping the Syrian people Matthew I think you are amazing." - Darlene BlueCat via Facebook 8/18/12

"Really interesting story! I heard about an American guy fighting in Libya but I didn't know much else. Stay safe in Syria! And thank you for helping our freedom fighters in Libya." - Somayya Gefori via Facebook 8/18/12

"Congrats bro! You're so brave! We love you and appreciate your efforts. Keep up the good work, waiting for your film..." - @MazharYasin via Twitter 8/18/12

"Best of luck in Syria" - @JJLye via Twitter 8/18/12

"Kick some a** out there in Syria!" - @AJMendez84 via Twitter 8/18/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CNNValencia @CNN Congratulations Matt :)" - @A22523 via Twitter 8/18/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CNNValencia @CNN Awesome! Congrats!!!" - @DCProfessor1 via Twitter 8/18/12

"Good luck in Syria Matthew, I appreciate all your positive work. Stay safe" - @syrianfaris via Twitter 8/18/12

"I'm able to tune in this morning [CNN interview]. Excited for the piece. That's some amazing press. You seem to have PR under control." - @patrparkinson via Twitter 8/18/12

"Lacking the artillery to take down regime forces the Free Syrian Army is depending on strategy...an informative article by my new friend Matthew VanDyke who plans to join the rebels in Syria soon. Godspeed Matthew" - Ruthanne Sikora via Facebook 8/18/12

"proud of you Matthew VanDyke" - Diane Gallemore via Facebook 8/18/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Syria because This #Filmmaker is heading 2 #Syria 2 make the ultimate epic." - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 8/18/12

"You Kick-A my friend!!" - Ant Dakini via Facebook 8/18/12

"We should all give to this project [VanDyke's Syria film Kickstarter campaign]. An American wih an incredible commitment and integrity...." - Diane Gallemore via Facebook 8/18/12

"just saw report about u on cnn about syria well all i can say is be carefull dude.." - @chemseddinbenke via Twitter 8/18/12

"Awesome report man, you need to grow your beard and hair again like when you were in Libya :)" - @SkyRider77 via Twitter 8/18/12

"just saw report about u on cnn about syria well all i can say is be carefull dude.." - @chemseddinbenke via Twitter 8/18/12

"u r a true hero" - Ali Haider via Facebook 8/18/12

"#BraveAmerican" - @parisdreams2014 via Twitter 8/18/12

"Thank you for helping the Syrian people Matthew I think you are amazing." - Darlene BlueCat via Facebook 8/18/12

"Matthew Thank you for supporting Libya and Syria" - زهر فبراير via Facebook 8/18/12

"‏good news, i hope you succeed dilivering the true misery people are suffering from regime shelling them" - @JustHumanBeing2 via Twitter 8/18/12

"@Matt_VanDyke @CNNValencia @CNN I'll most def be watching that interview! I'm in the WCoast so hopefully I am still able to watch it!" - @diamondshinee via Twitter 8/18/12

"@Matt_VanDyke great interview with @CNNValencia on @CNN" - @Maliheh_ via Twitter 8/18/12

"good show. [CNN interview]" - @BeJohnboy70 via Twitter 8/18/12

"@matt_vandyke @cnn @cnnvalencia listening now on Sirius [CNN interview]" - @patrparkinson via Twitter 8/18/12

"So glad I'm not your mom and I'm gonna worry about you anyway. :) TRY to be safe. :)" - @KathrynHallPR via Twitter 8/17/12

"@Matt_VanDyke BRAVE MEN, IVe saw You at CNN today." - @Louangie via Twitter 8/17/12

"@Matt_VanDyke is my hero. THANK YOU." - @0CiCi via Twitter 8/17/12

"thanks for going to Libya. Gaddafi car bombed my ship in Apr 88 in Naples and I owed that b****** one. http://www.ciws.net/paul/usonews.jpg" - @A_Heretic via Twitter 8/17/12

"I'm pretty stoked about @Matt_VanDyke's documentary project." - @patrparkinson via Twitter 8/17/12

"i watched you on CNN - you are doing something beyond Call of Duty - amazing story." - Maher Hatoum via Facebook 8/17/12

"Very impressed with your work, May God Bless U & Keep U Safe Always" - Maria Cruz via Facebook 8/17/12

"Looks great, can't wait till the full piece tomorrow morning !" - @A_Heretic via Twitter 8/17/12

"Hi Matthew, just wanted to thank you for al the good work you are doing." - @Ibaabdo via Twitter 8/17/12

"good on you Matthew, keep up the good fight." - @troublewithmilk via Twitter 8/17/12

"I'll be previewing my piece on @Matt_VanDyke today at 1250pEST on our International hour of @CNNnewsroom #CNN #Syria" - @CNNValencia via Twitter 8/17/12

"American @Matt_VanDyke fought alongside rebels in #Libya & is now heading to #Syria. My @CNN report http://on.cnn.com/PrhLTU" - @CNNValencia 8/17/12

"Produced my first piece for @CNN on @Matt_VanDyke's trip to #Syria. Tease on @suzannemalveaux show http://tinyurl.com/96qbazp -Thanks @CNNValencia" - @WesBruer via Twitter 8/17/12

"Hey Matt take care- the @cnn report kept saying you were from "America" and I was thinking how about a little B'More mention.." - @chrisinbmore via Twitter 8/17/12

"great video ! you are a brave man ! all my respect to you , take care of you... peace ! more should be like you !" - @KlaraKlartext via Twitter 8/17/12

"Great job! Freedom and truth will prevail..." - @_leobrandolini via Twitter 8/16/12

"good work and i love it too,be blessed as you do this" - @CollinsMontel via Twitter 8/16/12

"I appreciate the ones who fight for the international peace and freedom. I hope we all see Syria free from Assad gangs" - @alaasyria1 via Twitter 8/16/12

"congrats Matt! I definitely won't miss it! [CNN interview] #CNN #Syria" - @quirozpo via Twitter 8/16/12

"Thank you, it really is a great workI wish you good luck" - @MohamedAqoub via Twitter 8/15/12

"I appreciate what you're doing! Looking forward to seeing the film." - @ChadFu via Twitter 8/15/12

"One of the heroes of rev who helped tell our story to the world... i think he deserves a serious award to show the deep appreciation we feel towards the people that helped us free our country" - Moad Zawi via Facebook 8/14/12

"your website is interesting. never knew why you've fought in Libya till I watched your experience. you're a great man RESPECT!" - @_Pilgrimage_ via Twitter 8/14/12

"go get em !" - @TrailRideMovie via Twitter 8/14/12

"@Matt_VanDyke Congrats on an excellent piece [Aleppo article in Huffington Post]. Maybe too sure FSA will 'lose', but MILES ahead of other journalists re what this means." - @intensionality via Twitter 8/13/12

"Great analysis by freedom fighter @Matt_VanDyke: #AfterAleppo" - @A22523 via Twitter 8/13/12

"Very good article by Matthew VanDyke regarding Aleppo FSA strategy" - Julia Bullough via Facebook 8/12/12

"Good luck in Syria dood!" - Luis Breyer via Facebook 8/12/12

"thank you Matt, amazing work and great project . #SupportFSA" - @mannoush via Twitter 8/12/12

"If you liked the @Matt_VanDyke article andyou agree that #FSA needs to tell their story, support his kickstarter campaign. #Syria" - @RafifJ via Twitter 8/12/12

"The good news @matt_vandyke is your guest segment turned into a full-blown piece @WesBruer produced it & we'll air it next weekend on @cnn" - @CNNValencia via Twitter 8/11/12

"@Matt_VanDyke congrats, look forward to watching it! [CNN interview]" - @Taniel_Shant via Twitter 8/11/12

"tell them the truth brother." - @knightcali via Twitter 8/10/12

"looking forward to hearing progress of your film" - @Mika_Sha via Twitter 8/10/12

"I just read up about @Matt_VanDyke.. This guy is a hero from Libya. He's not Muslim, but he fights for the truth! Full respect." - @ShaolinTiger71 via Twitter 8/10/12

"Grats Matt. Great work. I look forward to the segment and ultimately a great documentary!" - Thompson E Potter III via Facebook 8/10/12

"Congratulations man its great to see someone so invested in freedom that isn't there own! Wish you the best! You are what so many humans avoid to be and what someone like me aspires to be !" - Ulfric Santocielo via Facebook 8/10/12

"Two thumbs up again, my friend. Great Job!!! Good luck!!! Stay safe!!!" - Zak Ghariani via Facebook 8/10/12

"I'll be watching as well [CNN appearance about Syria film]. Grats! Maybe I should be asking for your autograph. LOL nice job!" - Eric Marshall via Facebook 8/10/12

"Give them your best shot Matthew ..Through your eyes ,help spread the word out .Innocent civilians are being slaughtered for nearly a Year and a half with little or no foreign help at all ..Best of luck." - Dafer Mohsen via Facebook 8/10/12

"Congratulations Matt, I will be watching! [CNN appearance about Syria film]" - Frank Chiovaro via Facebook 8/10/12

"That's great Matt! I hope to see you on there [CNN] :) Def, this will help get more people to support the project!" - @LissaEtz via Twitter 8/10/12

"Lots of luck Matt!" - Mark Stamidis via Facebook 8/10/12

"Good luck" - Tara Mohammad via Facebook 8/10/12

"Good luck Matthew" - Habush AbuSh via Facebook 8/10/12

"awesome, I'll be tuning in :) [CNN] - @SkyRider77 via Twitter 8/10/12

"Good luck blood bro .. love from benghazi" - Sameeh Lãhiwél via Facebook 8/10/12

"Good to hear that you are safe and well; Good Luck." - @Sai1341 via Twitter 8/10/12

"I appreciate you taking the time to talk to us at #CNN @Matt_VanDyke I'll be profiling your story throughout the day tomorrow on @CNN" - @CNNValencia via Twitter 8/10/12

"Keep up with the good work!" - Agada Victor via Google+ 8/9/12

"Matthew,Just been reading your blog. Had no idea you were out there, or that you had fought in Libya. You are an inspiration." - @JamesBByrne via Twitter 8/9/12

"FSA supporters, put your money where ur mouths are & support a documentary about operations in #Syria. @matt_vandyke" - @RafifJ via Twitter 8/9/12

"be safe and hope god be with you." - @lolouna via Twitter 8/8/12

"@LeCellarCat feels safer sipping vino knowing she is followed by Matt VanDyke. Cheers!" - @LeCellarCat via Twiter 8/7/12

"i will pray for u always,, ur great person GOD bless u" - Mohammed AlJarad via Facebook 8/7/12

"wow. You're pretty amazing. I hope to be like you someday soon." - @earth_lover_67 via Twitter 8/6/12

"Fortissimo e toccante il video,E' bello quello che stai facendo.Ciao matthew e grazie." - @Caragli via Twitter 8/6/12

"i respect your work i hope i can be half of what you are someday" - @ralawi112 via Twitter 8/5/12

"Just contributed to the K.S. [Kickstarter] project. Good luck with getting full funding. Please keep your head down while in country brother." - @A_Heretic via Twitter 8/5/12

"Your are very fascinating your work Brilliant." - @BaronessDanute via Twitter 8/5/12

"Hi Matthew, actually I don't know if you are able to read all the messages people send to you, but I only want to tell you that I consider you as a heroe. My name is Sonia, i'm spanish and i'm finishing my studies on journalism in Madrid; my dream is to become war correspondant and be able to be (one day) someone like you; probably you don't need it, but I'm very proud of you, what you do and what you think, I think that people like you are the ones than change the world. Good luck, maybe someday we'll meet fighting for the same ideals." - Sonia via Kickstarter 8/3/12

"#FF to really brave and admirable people who really do a lot and fight hard to help @RanaKabbani54 @Lost4DrJack @reflextv @Matt_VanDyke" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 8/3/12

"Special #FF to @Matt_VanDyke a freedom fighter, writer, blogger, filmmaker, analyst, consultant, and TV/Radio commentator. :-)" - @LaurhaK via Twitter 8/3/12

"Hi Matt, I wish you all the best. Much support for you my friend! Take care, good luck, and stay safe!" - @A22523 via Twitter 8/3/12

"I just heard the news that you are going to fight in syria may god keep you safe the world need people like you bless you" - @FakhouryAisha via Twitter 8/3/12

"your really going, good luck and safe journey." - @AngelaLoRosso via Twitter 8/3/12

"السلام عليكم ورحمة الله شكراً على تواصلك ولاكن لا أجيد التحدث ولا الكتابه باللغة الانجليزية اعرف فقط القليل" - @mn855 via Twitter 8/3/12

"You and your work are a great inspiration to me." - @jlife via Twitter 8/2/12

"You're fighting the right fight! Keep it up!" - @cherrychairy via Twitter 8/2/12

"Mathew I'm Impressed You. God Safe You" - Ahmed Elazrag via Facebook 8/2/12

"thank you for your bravery, honesty, and relentless attempts to reveal the truth. You are an inspiration." - @HinaAhmed14 via Twitter 7/31/12

"Valient warrior @Matt_VanDyke know your story very interesting" - @kyAnonyky via Twitter 7/29/12

"I'm glad you survived it all and now you can tell your story I am sharing with great pleasure Congratulations on your courage Vc is really a warrior!!!" - @kyAnonyky via Twitter 7/29/12

"In awe of your work and valiant fight for freedom in Libya+Syria. Stay safe! Looking forward to the film!" - @MaryAnneComm via Twitter 7/29/12

"i like you biography very interesting" - @FakhouryAisha via Twitter 7/29/12

"conheçam a história desse valente guerreiro" - @kyAnonyky via Twitter 7/29/12

"Thanks Mathew for accepting me to witness how you made history come true for so many of us Libyans ! Your heroic efforts will never be forgotten buddy ..." - Dafer Mohsen via Facebook 7/28/12

"You have an amazing story, sir." - @DarklanderChron via Twitter 7/28/12

"good luck bro" - Abdurrauf Madi via Facebook 7/27/12

"you and Masood are two fantastic angels :) I will share this to try and help you reach your goal!!" - Mona Bayou via Facebook 7/27/12

"Here is a chance for you to donate to a good cause. I actually searched for clues regarding Matthew VanDyke's whereabouts in Ajdabiya last year. He's a really cool cat and is an inspiration to those of us who wish to shed light on events in the world. Please support him." - Matthew Millan via Facebook 7/27/12

"God bless you Matt. I wish I could help more with your efforts. I've been wanting to volunteer as a doctor and ask your opinion" - @RamziG14March via Twitter 7/27/12

"Only two of whom I follow on twitter seem to be the only ones on my timeline tweeting #SYRIA Salute to @S_Alsulaiman & @Matt_VanDyke" - @hanayat82 via Twitter 7/27/12

"Help him out. Use Kickstarter for good [to fund VanDyke's Syrian revolution film]" - @mjoelvoss via Twitter 7/27/12

"well done Matthew!!!!!!! freedoom for ever!!!!!" - Ali Hamed via Facebook 7/27/12

"Thank you Matthew, keep up the good work, you're bearing witness to the struggle of the Syrian people, they need to be heard,not forgotten." - @petez514 via Twitter 7/27/12

"all respect Matt! Stay safe!" - @Ali_Shaeb via Twitter 7/26/12

"Stay safe Matt! Expose the truth. I for one appreciate what you do." - @iH8MondaysMovie via Twitter 7/26/12

"WOW, What article ! This is breathtaking - You're really a #FreedomFighter ! Great Job and as I always say : Be Careful !" - @LaurhaK via Twitter 7/26/12

"I admire your sense of adventure and willingness to drop everything and go for it. I don't have the same guts." - @TiGazoo via Twitter 7/26/12

"I just watched your last video.. You're truely a chivalrous and a noble person.. God bless you" - @Soso331991 via Twitter 7/26/12

"Just searched for ur [Facebook] page and liked it. Respect" - @Salmakhalil via Twitter 7/26/12

"Hey Mathew, I’d like to thank you very much for what you did for us and standing up for humanity." - فراس القاضى via Facebook 7/26/12

"keep up your great work, you will be remembered by arabs as one of their heros" - Ali Elferjani via Facebook 7/26/12

"Matt, you have to be one of the coolest guys around. Stay safe wherever your journeys take you." - @iH8MondaysMovie via Twitter 7/26/12

"Matthew VanDyke, you are my hero!!" - Milagros Yepez via Facebook 7/26/12

"Great project" - @BettinaViereck via Twitter 7/26/12

"Your work and insight is (as always) excellent and I enjoyed your recent article... Any criticism of your work and experiences in helping to free Libya reminds me of Roosevelt's quote about how critics don't count, it's the man in the arena who matters. Those who can't teach. Those who never had the balls to do something will criticize those who did. The pedants never know. That's why I find your work and analysis refreshing. Keep fighting the good fight." - John Daniel Thieme via LinkedIn 7/26/12

"All the best!" - @Super_Said via Twitter 7/26/12

"that should be both interesting and very dangerous Matt [filming in Syria]. I hear horrible stories from ppl inside. There will be no mercy there" - @alaghai via Twitter 7/25/12

"I'll be looking for updates on your film. Best of luck." - @Dawsophy via Twitter 7/25/12

"all the best wih this amazing project! [Syrian revolution film] - @toniapelagica via Twitter 7/25/12

"Very nice video! Hope you reach the amount needed for the film on Syria. :)" - @LissaEtz via Twitter 7/25/12

"Good luck buddy. Stay safe! I wish you the best :)" - @A22523 via Twitter 7/25/12

"Be careful in #Syria!" - @LaurhaK via Twitter 7/25/12

"Good luck in Syria" - @libyanbanana via Twitter 7/25/12

"follow this guy" - @donnachaidhreid via Twitter 7/25/12

"Good luck [Matthew VanDyke going to Syria to film] and I'll pray for you" - @bdoor_kutbi via Twitter 7/25/12

"Just saw this video. Incredible story and incredible courage" - Amine Jubaili via Facebook 7/25/12

"Hope your journey is a safe one, you do great work!" - @SuhailSurtee via Twitter 7/25/12

"hey matthew am jalal from benghazi-libya & i wanna tell you..you are true champion" - Scarthefazzani Fazzani via Facebook 7/25/12

"Let freedom reign. Wish the world was blessed with more brave soldiers like yourself. Tweeted this and encourage other backers to, too." - Idham Ramadi via Kickstarter.com 7/25/12

"I've just discovered your activities. Thank you. The world needs men like you." - @citycard via Twitter 7/25/12

"I'll be your regular follower. I am very interested in the problems of the Middle East. Good luck for the job." - @gaetanoielapi via Twitter 7/25/12

"Reading your stories remind us that there is always truth and the truth, if you know what I am saying. Lot of times people don't get proper news on what is going on. It was the same with me but my life forced me about 10 years ago that I look for truth deeply and never trust just one side.
Keep on doing your articles and thank you that you share it with us." - Nataša Oblak via LinkedIn 7/25/12

"I followed you both [Matthew VanDyke and Masood Bwisir] during #Libya revolution with @tdl_events both well-known figures of the information during arab uprising" - @Soc_Net_Intel via Twitter 7/25/12

"Now that could be one interesting trip! [Syrian revolution film]" - @SuhailSurtee via Twitter 7/25/12

"Look forward to watching it [Syrian revolution film]" - @yusufukaye via Twitter 7/25/12

"Excellent article! ...not many understand the cultural differences among various African and Islamic countries and the "timing" necessary to bring about positive change in any war torn or despotic country." - Garrick Rodemeyer via LinkedIn 7/23/12

"Your naysayers don't possess the right prescription by which to see clearly, thus their analysis has been wrong before the Spring and continues to be, afterwards. Keep up the excellent work, Matt." - Mubin Shaikh MPICT via LinkedIn 7/23/12

"Looking forward to your insights on #Syria, #Libya, and the rest of the Mideast." - @FreedomTweetCA via Twitter 7/23/12

"@AndersonCooper Have you heard about him? : @Matt_VanDyke" - @saturdaypopo via Twitter 7/23/12

"Appreciate your work toward liberty and justice." - @juniordoc75 via Twitter 7/23/12

"Fantastic article" - @donnachaidhreid via Twitter 7/23/12

"Just reading your blog now and appreciate your insight into the conflicts." - @TravelTaster via Twitter 7/22/12

"I'm glad U Guys won. U Keep up d Good work!" - @Sqdrnleader via Twitter 7/22/12

"By the way, great site u have. You got a new fan." - @TiGazoo via Twitter 7/22/12

"My hat's off to Matthew VanDyke. In a profession full of armchair commandos and instant "experts" this guy had the huevos to put his own personal posterior on the line to get his hard-won expertise." - Stephen Browne via LinkedIn 7/22/12

"It's a fantastic article, thanks for writing it, Matt! - @A22523 via Twitter 7/22/12

"I read the Huff Post Blog with great interest!" - @sarajabril via Twitter 7/22/12

"congrats on the article :)" - @NicolaSix6 via Twitter 7/22/12

"Interesting perspective and insights. Thanks Mr. VanDyke, for posting here, and thanks HuffPo, for publishing!" - jhNY via The Huffington Post 7/22/12

"As always I found Your article amazing,Matthew. It is well known how good are You. Bravo and God bless You on Your way!" - Milena Nikolić via LinkedIn 7/22/12

"Great article Matthew. Right on the Dot. Barak alluhrfik for your sacrifice in Libya. you have a very good reputation among Libyans, and you are always welcome." - Lawrence of America via The Huffington Post 7/21/12

"Another excellent post by Matthew. Due to his long term involvement with Libya and his time spent as a fighter on the ground during the revolution Matthew has a wide and varied network of personal contacts and friendship with Libyans at all levels of society. Using this network he produces the most accurate and true picture of the current situation within Libya I have read in either the international media or the many security assessments provided by the risk management industry." - John Hogan via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/21/12

"excellent read- very detailed and informative. The unbias is apparent too well done" - @TheKombakKing via Twitter 7/21/12

"Just had to say your @HuffPost article is EPIC. You are THE DON. Had to paraphrase the epic first line to fit it in a tweet =D" - @LibyaSteadfast via Twitter 7/21/12

"very good piece matt!!" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 7/21/12

"That was a great article and well written. It echoed many of the points that my self and my company has made about the differences in that region between Egypt and Libya. We have also gotten the same flack for opinions and support during certain events. I commend you for the decision you made to go do what is right when so many just stood by watching. Too many people just lump the countries together not knowing the cultural differences that make each country unique. One of those key differences is the tribal culture of Libya with some tribes even having their own dialect of Arabic. Have a goodin." - Avram laub via LinkedIn 7/21/12

"Just read your Huffington Post piece it was a well balanced and honest account TY :)" - @peacelily01 via Twitter 7/20/12

"I read your Libya post with extreme interest! I'm a filmmaker myself and raise my hat to your work!" - @janwe via Twitter 7/20/12

"you are doing great thing there...keep alive" - @whereheroeslie via Twitter 7/20/12

"I've just read your biography and thanks for believing Arab revolutions with all of your heart and everything you do." - @eleniks via Twitter 7/20/12

"Wow! Just read your bio. You’ve had a tough time, but at the same time an amazing life. I can't wait to read your articles." - @Betsydelva via Twitter 7/20/12

"Great work Matt, brilliantly informative as ever. Keep up the good work. Hwyl fawr ('All the best' in Welsh)." - Mark Sparky Evans via Facebook 7/20/12

"merci pour votre information :-)" - @ghisplugalexis via Twitter 7/19/12

"keep up the fight for freedom and justice wherever the dark forces gather" - @hailreason via Twitter 7/19/12

"just want to say keep up the good work" - @p2packrat via Twitter 7/19/12

"You do a great and awesome job. Greets from Peru!" - @bluegiulia via Twitter 7/19/12

"Pour suivre la situation en Syrie il y a un expat français qui tweete depuis Damas @halon mais aussi @Matt_VanDyke et @HamaEcho - @fgerschel via Twitter 7/19/12

"@Matt_VanDyke has a must-read analysis about Russian weapons shipments to Syria" - @A22523 via Twitter 7/17/12

"you are a man with great manners" - @AbdulwahabAnazi via Twitter 7/17/12

"Looks like you're doing some interesting work..." - @DCProfessor1 via Twitter 7/17/12

"That's a cool NBC piece on your website, from the prison. Man, that looked scary" - @patrparkinson via Twitter 7/17/12

"Blessings 2 U for all you are, have done & continue to be" - @VocalWitness via Twitter 7/17/12

"Matthew, I found this to be a very interesting (and almost compelling) article. Looking forward to further up-dates in the future." - Graham via LinkedIn 7/16/12

"I greatly appreciate your work! thanks for raising awareness :)" - @nmobayed via Twitter 7/16/12

"I look forward to reading about your efforts, our hearts in Canada go out to everyone affected by violence in Syria." - @CG_Reader via Twitter 7/16/12

"i really appreciate your hard work :) keep it on" - @fatimaahx via Twitter 7/16/12

"I liked your page, keep up the good work!" - @hannebusra via Twitter 7/15/12

"Thank you Matthew. I totally agree with you assessment. Best of luck with the charity. Mental health is a new concept here and getting treatment is not easy, I am glad that you have recognized the need and are doing something to help. Isn’t it funny that the situation was handled so well in Libya and now all the press wants to do is try to pull defeat from the jaws of victory." - Catherine ElGhazal via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/15/12

"follow @Matt_VanDyke for insight into the middle east" - @osamabinjavaid via Twitter 7/14/12

"Incredible your life my friend. Good work in there. Take care." - Braulio Carro-Navarro via Facebook 7/14/12

"Thanks for posting all the info Matthew and all the best to you!" - @emmagable via Twitter 7/13/12

"Thank you for your continued reporting of Libyan current events. I never thought the world's eye would be on us in such a positive way." - @NadiaMaddox via Twitter 7/13/12

"I would like to thank Matthew for bringing the truth home to America." - Christine via Facebook 7/13/12

"A very nice article. Thank you for the outlook." - Nadia via Facebook 7/13/12

"Thank you for your work, Matthew. I have liked your Facebook page and will start to engage with you on there as well. Keep it up!" - @EqualWrights via Twitter 7/13/12

"An honest, bold and objective assessment of the ground reality that also seeks to explode certain myths created by vested interests. I would like Matthew to back up his analysis with accounts of a cross section of people undergoing the travails of rebuilding Libya." - Uday Basu via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/12/12

"Thank you for truthful photo of Libya today" - Hüsnü AKYÜZ via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/12/12

"Your life inspired me, i want you to know this." - @Ruslan via email 7/11/12

"i heard of u actually ,, 6 months in prison ,, u r to me more Libyan than many Libyans ;)" - @Naholshwehdi via Twitter 7/11/12

"This is a refreshing take on Libya with Matt VanDyke’s very personal relationship with this country No sophisticated hotels for him but a personal contact with those Libyans he fought alongside. His judgement of the situation today is based on his experience in 2011as a POW in Gadhafi’s prisons as well as a Freedom Fighter. He seems reasonably optimistic. I hope his NGO After the Revolution soon takes form and begins treating Libyan war veterans." - Diane Lockyer via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/11/12

"Very good report Matt :)" - @AngelaLoRosso via Twitter 7/11/12

"Matt, good stuff!" - Jim Prouty via LinkedIn 7/11/12

"Thank you for a very candid and truthful photo of Libya today. I agree with all that you have written about in your analysis. Except for the Federalism part. Federalism, as it is known in the U.S. in not understood here in Libya. It is seen as a partition of the nation. ( Which is want the dead tyrant dictator wanted. To ” divide, conquer and destroy” this nation of of few people and vast wealth.) Tribalism in Libya will not allow the Federalism concept to simply be a dividsion of governing or distrubtion of wealth and self goverence. Rather is will be used to divide the nation along tribal lines. But anyway, your tour of Libya and analysis of it, is very well documented. Your personal experience in the past year has helped you greatly understand this nation and its people. By mingling with the locals on the streets and living in their homes as a guest, you got the jest of the situ here. Best of luck to you and your family. As always, your welcome to your second home, Libya, any time." - Zak Gariani via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/11/12

"A very well written and I believe very actuate report on the current situation within Libya. As the comment above says, it is refreshing to read a report by someone who has actually spoken to the Libyan people on the ground. I think that the Matthew’s assessment is greatly helped by his access to an excellent network of friends and contacts in Libya." - John Hogan via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/11/12

"great work matt,must be very especial and significant be in Libya after fiight wiith this brave people for the freedom. you fight with they in Libya and your work now is admirable,and elections are a big triumph i hope comes soon in Syria too" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 7/11/12

"u know once again Lybians proved to the world they really made a real revolution, I'm sure you're proud of it" - @SkyRider77 via Twitter 7/11/12

"Very good, and very encouraging, news indeed." - Nancy C Estes via The Freedom Fighter Blog 7/10/12

"Matt is one of us !!!! " A friend in need, is a friend indeed " !!!!" - @ZakGariani via Twitter 7/10/12

"What i liked about you that your talking like your one of us. 'One of our mistakes.' I liked that sentence so much. :)" - @Barafango via Twitter 7/10/12

"It's a pleasure to follow you and your work." - @javipml via Twitter 7/10/12

"Just listened to @Matt_VanDyke 's interview with The Takeaway. A must-listen (it's about Libya)" - @A22523 via Twitter 7/9/12

"great interview highly recommended" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 7/9/12

"you are a beautiful soldier" - Ellen via Facebook 7/9/12

"great interview in @TheTakeaway radio show well done :) xxx" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 7/9/12

"Thanks to today's great guests! @Matt_VanDyke @DrSilber @reggiewatts @RepScottRigell @mollyesque @CallieCrossley @charlieherman" - @TheTakeaway via Twitter 7/9/12

"oh God ur a journalist from america !!!u r a big part and u did a hard work in our revoltion thank u mr and im folowing u on facebook now." - @Hadeelshanag via Twitter 7/8/12

"Thanks for the great work!" - @Aboosh via Twitter 7/8/12

"you're an amazing journalist. and i admire your work a lot !!!!!!!!!" - @amnakhan06 via Twitter 7/8/12

"I have joined your page [Matthew VanDyke Facebook Page]. It's very interesting." - @Leoniededevil via Twitter 7/8/12

"You're a star! :-))" - @mich1mich via Twitter 7/8/12

"great blog. Keep up the awesome work you do. :)" - @4everabundance via Twitter 7/7/12

"I really like ur photography" - @Abokhleif via Twitter 7/7/12

"Ur inspiring me to try 2 write my book too. Keep up the tweets!" - @2kdei via Twitter 7/6/12

"Thank you for the follow. I read your biography. Quite impressive." - @maria_thaler via Twitter 7/6/12

"matthew im hussam a freedom fighter just like you i just want to tell that first time when i heard about you i just felt proud man like you were my brother so god bless you" - Hussam via Facebook 7/6/12

"you’re awesome!" - @AyeshaAlmazroui via Twitter 7/5/12

"Great, strong piece on why we should arm Syria's opposition by @Matt_VanDyke" - @patrickdehahn via Twitter 7/5/12

"Very compelling piece by @Matt_VanDyke: why arming the Syrian rebels makes sense" - @AbiOfarim via Twitter 7/5/12

"Hi Matt, I really like your post about the Founding Fathers and Arab Spring and agree completely w/what u said" - @A22523 via Twitter 7/5/12

"Nice work as usual, Matthew." - @DamianCorbet via Twitter 7/5/12

"respect man!" - @KajaVerbeke via Twitter 7/5/12

"An incredible page - thanks for providing it" - @EvanMcGilvray1 via Twitter 7/5/12

"Thanks for your efforts and contribution to freedom for all human being." - @syriano100 via Twitter 7/5/12

"I saw ur page and its really interesting" - @zeenour via Twitter 7/5/12

"You've done fantastic work, you're a great guy. #LivingLegend" - @tomacbride via Twitter 7/4/12

"#Happy4thOfJuly, America, especially to our Freedom fighters like @Matt_VanDyke & all our troops out there fighting/recovering from injury!" - @EarthAngel999 via Twitter 7/4/12

"your website is amazing" - @Fannypoor2 via Twitter 7/4/12

"OUTSTANDING article, Matthew. Keep it up. " - Mubin via LinkedIn 7/4/12

"you are doing a great job budd :)" - @AAAlkhalifa via Twitter 7/4/12

"Wonderful effort .. Bless you" - @HAlKiswani via Twitter 7/4/12

"Great work for the people of Libya!" - @UrbanMilkmaid via Twitter 7/3/12

"Great to follow you, lot of interesting tweets, if I join Facebook I will join your page." - @rayanalyse via Twitter 7/3/12

"You ARE interesting! :)" - @Pianouran via Twitter 7/3/12

"Great work mate." - @SalamHafez via Twitter 7/3/12

"Good read,well done keep your head down brother!" - Chuck via LinkedIn 7/3/12

"Hi Matt signed in on your site, very impressive. Good luck with the freedom fighting." - @caravaggio12 via Twitter 7/3/12

"I admire your job. Congratulations. And good luck." - @Miltonalca via Twitter 7/3/12

"TYVM Checked out your page & shared your inspiring video of Masood Bwisir." - @Obadiah6610 via Twitter 7/3/12

"I liked it [Matthew VanDyke Facebook Page] and i share it whit my friends and i appreciate every thing you have done" - @ahmed_abusetta via Twitter 7/2/12

"i`m a photographer to, i respect all the photographers, and i like your work, keep it up Matthew" - @Bashandy81 via Twitter 7/2/12

"God bless U and God help #Syria 2 get rid of there brutal dictator." - @bdoor_kutbi via Twitter 7/2/12

"amazing life story" - @acorderoredroca via Twitter 7/2/12

"Thank you for all of your good work, and please be safe and well." - @sheltering_tree via Twitter 7/1/12

"just want 2 thank U and the honor is mine 2 follow see U on fb 2 my friend." - @bdoor_kutbi via Twitter 7/1/12

"Thanks for supporting our Arab Spring" - @Soso331991 via Twitter 7/1/12

"Will be very interested to read all your tweets :)" - @emmagable via Twitter 7/1/12

"Hello Matt, I remember in Madrid when you were telling me how you couldn't understand that arabic countries had dictators and the people were not doing anything about it.I also remember you were learning arab. I guess you are fluent now.Still, I can't believe what i just read on the internet. I guess your dream came true, but it was not an easy path. I wish you the best. Be safe and take care . Laure (If you can remember the french girl you met in Madrid)" - Laure via Facebook 7/1/12

"Very interesting page...keep going!" - @SabrinaSolcia via Twitter 6/30/12

"I saw ur vid,s on twitter and i use som picts from it and place them in my FB, they are Amazing" - @ischa55 via Twitter 6/30/12

"i really admire your heroic acts and struggle wish i can do more than just joining a page" - @Mervboss via Twitter 6/29/12

"Congrats for award Seems you've been busy" - @dlockyer via Twitter 6/29/12

"You are an inspiration, brother! Keep the passion burning!" - Keith Duckworth via Facebook 6/29/12

"I am glad I found u on twitter. Its an honour!" - @asmawi via Twitter 6/29/12

"watched the video of your story in libya, really impressed! Only if there were more of your kind on this planet." - @YoussefElmanea via Twitter 6/29/12

"im amazed at how little we all truly know .. well done for all you do matthew" - @EapaTeri via Twitter 6/29/12

"I came across your impressive profile through our mutual connections. Having lived in Lebanon and worked/traveled throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa, I share your passion and interest for the region." - Nancy via LinkedIn 6/28/12

"ur bio seems very interesting :)" - @naveentomar09 via Twitter 6/28/12

"You look like an interesting cat." - @davidfilipov via Twitter 6/27/12

"you are soooooo brave like libyan mens ^__^" - SoliMa El Gallal via Facebook 6/26/12

"Hi Mathew , I heard from my suster you visited IH Benghazi yesterday. My sister thought you were an amazing person ! We are very proud of you and remember your our American Libyan brother :)" - @WORLDLOVERPEACE via Twitter 6/26/12

"You have interesting posts!" - @Johannekevdbos via Twitter 6/25/12

"thanks for putting your life at risk for the freedom of many! My god watch over you and all your endeavours!" - @diamondshinee via Twitter 6/25/12

"u have contributed a lot to Libya, thanks for taking part in the change! hats off !" - @Libyanldy via Twitter 6/24/12

"i liked what do you tweet about keep it going" - @Azarkilani via Twitter 6/24/12

"Thank you sir for all you do." - @RehamBaghdadi via Twitter 6/24/12

"Bless you @Matt_VanDyke" - @NadeenNaffa via Twitter 6/24/12

"im with you in fridoom" - @nounou_26 via Twitter 6/24/12

"I am writing to to say Congratulations for the prize your blog won .. and thank you for your noble feelings and help. Viva Freedom" - Hasan via email 6/24/12

"You've led a very interesting (to say the least) career/life!" - @PhillipSmyth via Twitter 6/24/12

"Short clip but extremely well spoken and deeply intelligent and thoughtful Your bravery in Libya is spectacular also" - @orcl8 via Twitter 6/23/12

"You deserve it brother!! You been to hell and back. And lived to tell about. The fight for freedom never stops. Good Luck!!" - @ZakGariani via Twitter 6/23/12

"Congratulations on the Award, @Matt_VanDyke ! @DefenceIQ" - @EarthAngel999 via Twitter 6/22/12

"You, my friend, are a tremendous inspiration. Keep fighting the good fight!!" - @JanieDoolan via Twitter 6/22/12

"more than interested to hear more about your experience in Libya" - @NadaaYehia via Twitter 6/22/12

"congrats for your Defence IQ Blogging Award! wel done!" - @toniapelagica via Twitter 6/21/12

"I just heard you won the Defense IQ Blogging Award :D Very happy for you- congrats!!!" - @A22523 via Twitter 6/21/12

"Fascinating. I'd love to pick your brain one day" - Jennifer via LinkedIn 6/21/12

"Congratulations to all Defence IQ Blogging Awards winners - @Matt_VanDyke" - @DefenceIQ via Twitter 6/20/12

"Very nicely done. I think the Syrian regime needs to step down." - Jeff Thorson via Facebook 6/19/12

"You're one of my heroes.. God bless you" - Amal Zughaid via Facebook 6/19/12

"Welcome back to your secound home Matt. Your a local legend around these parts. Try the soft ice cream van on martyrs square. Stay safe and take care." - Zak Ghariani via Facebook 6/19/12

"الله اكبر عليك يا بطل (God is great on you, O hero)" - Loom Lamlom via Facebook 6/19/12

"may Allah save Libya and save you Matthew :)" - TheDesert Lion via Facebook 6/19/12

"Welcome back to your secound home Matt. Your a local legend around these parts. Stay safe and take care." - @ZakGariani via Twitter 6/19/12

"@Matt_VanDyke #Hero" - @Garguum via Twitter 6/19/12

"thank you for fighting for my country, you're a true legend." - @Farah_D93 via Twitter 6/18/12

"@Matt_VanDyke - the new #hemmingway? - @TheRealRubin via Twitter 6/17/12

"Matt u brave man, seen u On TV with ur family in usa , thank u for what u have done for libyan" - @bob1ham via Twitter 6/17/12

"I admire your tenacity and convictions." - @fodayDarboe via Twitter 6/17/12

"Thank u 4 supporting the revolution 2 rebuilde a nation. It's a journey, we just took the first step of!! Peace out" - @AbdoFiordaliso via Twitter 6/17/12

"I see you're back in Libya, heard and saw you talking to Harrison Lee. Listening to Tribute FM..Take care, my hero!" - @hiwe39 via Twitter 6/17/12

"for any information about Syria please let me know , thanks for helping Syrians to communicate the world!" - @beebaliciouss via Twitter 6/17/12

"Matthew! what you did in #Libya was a Heroic!" - @samimounir4 6/17/12

"Thank you for sharing this Matthew!" - James via LinkedIn 6/17/12

"I would like to hear more about your current production. Spent last evening reading up on you and ur pg." - @BlueSparkNews via Twitter 6/17/12

"The Tribute team had the Honour of meeting @Matt_VanDyke Here in our new studios. Great to see you back here in Libya Matthew" - @TributeFM via Twitter 6/16/12

"I rally loved ur articles. Keep it up" - @h_alqassim via Twitter 6/16/12

"fantastic converage. you are like a 1 man @Vice - #all4thestory that we never see" - @TheRealRubin via Twitter 6/15/12

"Very good article, thanks for posting it." - Edward via LinkedIn 6/15/12

"You do very good work" - @mynx716 via Twitter 6/15/12

"Matthew, I hope you are well. I admire your fight for the cause of freedom of oppressed peoples. We in this country know what it is that atrocity, since we are suffering. We would like people like you who fought for our liberation. I send you fraternal greetings from Venezuela!" - Miguelangel via Facebook 6/14/12

"you are a noble man" - @weam_alnassar via Twitter 6/14/12

"Great Analysis that reinforces the reality that America is squandering our chance at molding the new Middle East." - John via LinkedIn 6/14/12

"Great stuff, Matt. Shared." - Mubin via LinkedIn 6/14/12

"Hi , i folllow u evry day and i have respect for al u doo Wallahi.And sure i love 2 join u at Facebook thnx 4 ask me,may Allah protect u." - @ischa55 via Twitter 6/13/12

"I look forward to this. I can't wait to see Libya through your experiences." - Eric via Facebook 6/13/12

"Thank you for your support of the Arab Spring" - @yasinfollowing via Twitter 6/13/12

"We are very grateful for NATO's help and of course your help too. You stood by people's power against dictatorship." - Ahmed via Facebook 6/13/12

"When did you learn this good news? Bravo as they say here! Means the time you've spent on your blog is appreciated by others" - @dlockyer via Twitter 6/13/12

"LOVE your blog!" - @Notcoolenuf via Twitter 6/13/12

"Excellent article! Thanks for posting it." - Sue via Facebook 6/13/12

"Great article!" - Andrei via LinkedIn 6/13/12

"Look forward to the movie/documentary. It is very interesting to see a guy put his butt on the line for that in which he believes. I am reminded of Hemingway except that he didn't take on the warriors role." - Rob via LinkedIn 6/13/12

"شكراً لـ تضامنك مع الشعب السوري :) الله يحميك .. Thank you for solidarity with the Syrian people .. God protect you .." - @mamdouh_ksa via Twitter 6/12/12

"You've been shortlisted in the Defence IQ Blogging Awards. Congratulations!" - @SamTannerIQ via Twitter 6/12/12

"Nice one Matt, glad you and your friends made it through ok, a group of us also got involved, not as bravely as you did on the ground, no where near. We all got together on the Al Jazeera blog where believe it or not we came up against his propaganda machine, in a big way. However by the end we numbered 100+ people from all over the world, so lets say his machine hit a brick wall when they found us fighting their lies as best we could.
We got organised, very, please take a look at voices4libya.com if you have a moment, and I believe you have an open invite for the other place. :)" - Del via The Freedom Fighter Blog 6/11/12

"It's my pleasure to follow a wonderful person like you i'm sure i'm going to know alot thru ur tweets" - @Mervboss via Twitter 6/11/12

"Great interview. Glad to know you are writing a book. Hope to read something from you in Voices 4 Libya Vol II, too !!" - Forty-five South via Facebook 6/10/12

"Very interesting article ! Your analysis is specific,detailed and offers new but sad outlooks. #Syria #China #Russia" - @linadago26 via Twitter 6/10/12

"i consider u a Libyan brother :)" - @Abukersh via Twitter 6/10/12

"I am complete in awe of each of you. Perhaps there's an opportunity 4 collaboration? best wishes." - @PicoBee via Twitter 6/9/12

"@Matt_VanDyke followed me, now I can go to sleep knowing that my twitter account is guarded :P Such an honor man. RESPECT" - @pearoducks via Twitter 6/9/12

"Hi. Thanx for the follow & all the great work you do. Much appreciated." @Ahighlandcow via Twitter 6/9/12

"Listened to the podcast, read the articles. Good. So true." @AhmedMedien via Twitter 6/9/12

"Charles Adler is in Winnipeg, manitoba...was a great report." - @RevolutionaryI via Twitter 6/8/12

"Man, you have been through it! Just lstening to you interview with Adler..." - @__Utopia__ via Twitter 6/8/12

"#FF @Matt_VanDyke for some great insights on what's happening in the #arabworld" - @AccountLab via Twitter 6/8/12

"Thank you. Have just Liked your page.Your website is great too. Hope you can help the FSA in some way, with all knowledge and experience." - @CallingCrane via Twitter 6/7/12

"Please go fight in Syria" - Cecile via Twitter 6/7/12

"i want to be just like you and be able to take risk" - Rina via Facebook 6/6/12

"Your articles are illuminating and well-written." - Kathleen via LinkedIn 6/6/12

"Thank you Mr VanDyke for this interesting post" - Ahmed via Facebook 6/5/12

"Good article. Thanks for posting it." - Sue via Facebook 6/5/12

"Thank you Matthew for the invitation. Fantastic Page, great articles and really Like your Cover photo. Will visit often" - Patricia via Facebook 6/5/12

"Thanks for FB link. Great Huff Po Op-Ed!" - Kristina via Facebook 6/5/12

"I have been reading your blog. Very impressive" - @MrTA9 via Twitter 6/5/12

"I am not at FB, otherwise I would join ur page. I will visit ur blog. thank u 4 helping Libya!" - @AFreeHuman via Twitter 6/5/12

"hey matt! Thanks for the follow so glad finally found u on twitter;) been watching u during #Libya rev ur stories r #incredible" - @sarag1992 via Twitter 6/4/12

"Of course I will join your FB page! and BTW: Your articles are amazing read... For me, you are invaluable source of news, one your tweet is better than an article from those ''behind table'' rats." - @JarekCenek via Twitter 6/4/12

"Your humanity and support to Libyan people is amazing. The world is a good place because of the people like you... We all consider you as a dear friend to Libyan people." - Zorica via email 6/4/12

"I'm proud of you & what you did 4 Libya" - @zaidbenjamin via Twitter 6/4/12

"What a compelling life story you have for one still young!" - Judy via LinkedIn 6/4/12

"I will join your FB page! and BTW: Your articles are amazing read." - @JarekCenek via Twitter 6/4/12

"been watching u during #Libya rev ur stories r #incredible" - @sarag1992 via Twitter 6/4/12

"Hi Matt are you available to give your view on the recent Mubarak trial on BBC World Have Your Say?" - @jetsetjournoBBC via Twitter 6/4/12

"You're a hero man, I'm so proud of you and glad to have you as a friend" - Mohamed Mazhar via email 6/3/12

"Really inspiring stuff, man. I look forward to your future publications - keep us posted Matt!" - Joe Sciarrillo via Facebook 6/3/12

"Really liked the article on the Houla massacre. It's a shame the West doesn't act like they have a pair on this one." - John via LinkedIn 6/3/12

"It's My pleasure to have a freedom fighter among the people that i know :) we are Proud of you Matthew .. hope to see you one day. am going to read you blog now to know more about you hero" - @ZaaninFidaa via Twitter 6/3/12

"Thanks for the follow! I'm going to read all your stories." - @DeborahGrushkin via Twitter 6/3/12

"This American dude @Matt_VanDyke was in #Lybia fighting W/ rebels while we still sitting home in #Syria check his site" - @InshaatReporter via Twitter 6/3/12

"Bravo Matthew for a great coverage and accurate analysis of all important events, keep it up and take care" - Isabelle Madesclaire via Facebook 6/2/12

"Keep fighting for the total rights of every individual to co-exist equally and peacefully... (my concept of freedom!)" - MaryBeth via Facebook 6/2/12

"Great article. Sorry to hear of the fate of your comrade Ali. Your bravery will not be forgotten. Illegitimi non carborundum!" - Steven J. Skinner via LinkedIn 6/2/12

"Your blog about Syria is a fascinating read." - @UseableEnglish via Twitter 6/2/12

"Matt you are a great freedom fighter, thanks for helping the libyan people get rid of Qaddafi" - Ali Elferjani via Facebook 6/`/12

"Your a good man :)" - @Baldtarhuni via Twitter 6/1/12

"You are a hero! I followed your way the whole revolution. As I did with Mo Nabbous & James Wheeler. Great guys! Its really nice to meet you! I've read about your documentary film. I've studied video/interactive in Maastricht, Netherlands and I am very interested in your work :)" - @pschiffer via Twitter 6/1/12

"Recomiendo seguir a @Matt_VanDyke, norteamericano veterano de la guerra en Libia contra Gadhafi, escribe buenos artículos (en ingles)" - @JoseBacalao 6/1/12

"I like your article about #HoulaMassacre" - @quirozpo via Twitter 5/31/12

"Good article from @Matt_VanDyke #HoulaMassacre in #Syria Is Just the Beginning" - @ingridattempts via Twitter 5/31/12

"I 'Liked' this article, but 'like' seems a rather inappropriate word under the circumstances. Keep up the great articles." - Damian via LinkedIn 5/31/12

"It is an honour to follow someone how fight against the dictator Gadhafi. God bless you for that!" @JoseBacalao via Twitter 5/31/12

"Thank you Mathew for your support and your bravery.. I remember watching a news reporter asking you about Abu Slim and wondered why you haven't left the country, you said that you wanted to stay and fight for the Libyan freedom because the ...people have been so good to you, this really is true loyalty.. NATO made the war finish sooner and I know that when bombs where dropped on Military targets in Tripoli, people were cheering them on, the day Bab Al Azizia was broken down, the bravery of all Libyans, the journalists, fighters from all parts of Libya coming together is a historic moment that will be in my memory forever." - Ilham via Facebook 5/31/12

"A terrible tragedy analysed thanks to personal experience in Libya giving an extremely poignant touch to this excellent article I wondered why others did not mention the Hs now associated with this ongoing tragedy in Syria" - Diane Lockyer via The Freedom Fighter Blog 5/30/12

"Must-read from @Matt_VanDyke on Houla massacre. In context of his experience of Libyan Civil War:" - @MIPPR via Twitter 5/30/12

"@StateDept Insightful article tells what's next: The Houla Massacre in Syria Is Just the Beginning via @Matt_VanDyke" - @ReginaldQuill via Twitter 5/30/12

"I had read your cv and rally the meen in this world hwo like you is few you are my man" - @BoAdel2 via Twitter 5/29/12

"I have lots of Combat kids (adopted) and I like being informed. Thank you for keep ppl up to date." - Angelia via Twitter 5/29/12

"Hello Matthew i am so happy to hear from you. We all r proud of u amazed all nations of participating in Libya's war .. Thanks a lot you r one of our inspiration and won't be forgettable you will be living in our heart forever and ever..." - Najla via Facebook 5/29/12

"Just went 2 Ur web page & realized you're 'that' Matt VanDyke from #Libya. I campaigned 4 your release! Glad you're free!" - @PicoBee via Twitter 5/29/12

"لورانس العرب الجديد في هذه الحالة سنطلق عليه ماثيو ليبيا وندعوا الله ان لا يكون مثل ابن جلدته لورانس ..في الجزيرة العربية لاننا نحن العرب ننبهر بمن يقوم بمساعدتنا ثم نكتشف اننا سندفع الثمن غالي ... فلماذا يقوم بتزكية الاخوان على غيرهم من القوى السياسية في ليبيا علما بان ليبيا لا تشبه تونس او مصر في كثير من الجوانب ... ماثيو نشكرك على ما قمت به وكفى (Lawrence of Arabia's new in this case we will call him Matthew Libya and invite God to not be like a son of his race .. Lawrence of Arabia because we Nnbehr Arabs who are doing this to help us discover and then we will pay the price Ghali ... So why the Brotherhood recommend to other political forces in Libya note that Libya does not look like Tunisia or Egypt in many ways ... Matthew Thank you for what you've done, and enough)" - Ibrahim via Facebook 5/29/12, translated using Google Translator

"An amazing character!!! Noble and decent and full of courage!!! Masha Allah and thank you very much for your solidarity!!" - Asma via Facebook 5/28/12

"Matthew VanDyke, who although not a military member, has fought the good fight for the freedom of people in the world, and in turn shown many that Americans are not all self centered egotistical consumptionists (Made up word, but should be a real word). Matt has saved lives and helped fight against oppression and he did it without pay, the promise of college tuition, or the safety net of the VA healthcare. In my opinion he deserves every bit of respect that our enlisted military deserves." - Tony Allen Moore via Facebook 5/28/12

"What you're doing is absolutely phenomenal. God Bless You!" - @IndieSpice018 via Twitter 5/28/12

"Im a huge fan. I followed your story while you were in Libya. What you did was nothing short of noble. Im Libyan/American, grew up & lived between Egypt and Boston Ma. Ur story attacked my emotions. haha.. So, its great u got out safe & sound." - @Shoushy via Twitter 5/28/12

"Your website is really incredible and your biography awesome (Y) ! Good Job" - @LaurhaK via Twitter 5/27/12

"thanks for fighting with us in the war" - @oneway2011_ly via Twitter 5/27/12

"you helped bring us freedom, thank u, wishing u safety and all the best" - @venus_elrayes via Twitter 5/27/12

"I'm greatly honored that someone like you would follow me. I will follow you in return. I like what you tweet." - @QuickMichael via Twitter 5/26/12

"God bless we needed al the help we can get" - @estabraktwati via Twitter 5/26/12

"Truly a middle east expert." - @Tuqa_ via Twitter 5/26/12

"Hail o' Freedom Fighter, Rider on the storm & Master of Warzone Bikers" - @SkyRider77 via Twitter 5/25/12

"Thank you - you are the one who put his life on the line for Libya" - @demonrho via Twitter 5/23/12

"I ve great respect for ppl like you..you know what u r talking about! Not brainwashed.." - @alaghai via Twitter 5/23/12

"Good article" - @alaghai via Twitter 5/23/12

"Haven't I Seen You Somewhere Before ?? are you the one who were with us in (Ali Hassan Al-jaber) brigade ???" - @RatMhalwes via Twitter 5/23/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Libya on @klout + Boots on the Ground experiences I want to learn about" - @eaaknighterrant via Twitter 5/15/12

"The article gave me more questions, which is good. Thank you for that." - Mashbat via LinkedIn 5/15/12

"It is incredible story. Admire your commitment to freedom and justice!" - Adam via The Freedom Fighter Blog 5/15/12

"I wish I had your bravery. Thank you for sharing your own story, and for sharing the stories of so many others." - @SFSword via Twitter 5/13/12

"Hi you are a real hero , tnx man welcome 2 libya have a nice day" - Husam via The Freedom Fighter Blog 5/12/12

"Following you, always w/ eyes on N. Africa, ME. We need front line info, thanks. Please FB." - @berkeslaw via Twitter 5/12/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Libya on @klout" - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 5/12/12

"Dear #Libyans please follow Mr Matthew this American man fight with us against #Ghaddafi" - @3bdaurrauf via Twitter 5/11/12

"we all appreciate what you've done it makes u one of us" - @3bdaurrauf via Twitter 5/11/12

"Interesting perspective Matt." - @HHksms via Twitter 5/11/12

"freedom fighter" - @muradss via Twitter 5/11/12

"Isn't he the cutest american FF? Follow him for good rumours! @Matt_VanDyke" - @MoolaBentaher via Twitter 5/9/12

"I gave @Matt_VanDyke +K about Libya Revolution on @klout" - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 5/9/12

"As a Tuareg American, I must say this is the best article on this conflict I have seen published in the US. I am impressed by your analysis and understanding of a complex conflict. The State Department should hire you as an Advisor. For the records, Tuareg are fighting today for the same inalienable rights American fought for some 200+ years ago. I am sure the founding fathers of this Great Nation would not disagree with you that helping the blue Men of the Sahara is the right thing to do." - Mansar via The Freedom Fighter Blog 5/9/12

"Matthew, Glad you are safe and well after being in Libya during the civil war. I was working in Nigeria when the military ruler was assassinated in 1976 and the results were chaotic.  I would offer that Russian and Chinese weapons, especially AK's, are so widespread worldwide that it's hard to tell which transaction resulted in which faction possessing which weapons. But you are absolutely correct in that the Russians and Chinese will sell weapons to almost anyone. They, ironically, are even more greedy than the capitalists they have criticized for so many years." - Hugh via LinkedIn 5/8/12

"I just followed you on Twitter and liked your Facebook page as well, Matthew. You've certainly had an interesting few years and I'm interested in what you have to say - as someone who has experienced things first hand your views are probably more valid than most supposed ‘commentators’." Damien via LinkedIn 5/8/12

"I am putting together a journal article for an armed forces publication on the effects of the Arab Spring, and I would like to cite some of your work in the piece I am working on. I've followed some of your work and your experiences in Libya, all very interesting." - Mike via LinkedIn 5/5/12

"What a life you have lived, thank you for your service.. Look forward to following your Tweets" - @pat_at_flawless via Twitter 5/4/12

"IMPORTANT: UN is watching reports from #Libya concerning several deaths under #torture- suggest to introduce @Matt_VanDyke as a mediator" - @tdl_events via Twitter 5/3/12

"You sure know how to live life .. I enjoyed reading your story and cause I work for military magazine I know something :) .. I am waiting now to go to Afganistan and Lebanon, maybe Siria, we have our soldiers there. Take care and thank you for sharing your story with us." - Nataša via LinkedIn 5/3/12

"looking forward to your postings #warzone rebel! :)" - @bonnersisters via Twitter 5/3/12

"I bet we all could sit down and write a timeline of how our views have changed over the years. I just don't most of our timelines will be filled with such intense adventures as yours." - Ryan via LinkedIn 5/2/12

"Please write a memoir." - hagagaga via The Huffington Post 5/2/12

"I've got to say though, I am in awe of your courage (or maybe insanity. whatever, both are good :) and of the experiences/perspectives you've accumulated as a result. Your mom/girlfriend must be amazing human beings." - Billy via LinkedIn 5/2/12

"Matthew, You have an incredible story. Thank you for sharing it!" Crystal via LinkedIn 5/2/12

"Matt, you need to write a book." - @KetyDC via Twitter 5/2/12

"I got a follower that I feel could not only beat me in jeopardy, but could also waterboard me afterwards. You the man @Matt_VanDyke" - @jonjay89 via Twitter 5/1/12

"Excellent analysis of ongoing conflicts in Mali and Sudan which may spill over into neighbouring countries like Niger and Chad Ethnicity and race as well as economic interests notably the Chinese in Sudan can only exacerbate the situation. By putting the conflicts into a historical perspective – colonial-era borders imposed by France and Britain and the unpleasant memories of slavery – as well as your addition of well-detailed maps you have convinced us of how fragile the whole situation is in this part of Africa. As for your suggestion of international diplomatic intervention whether it works remains to be seen. Thank you for a very interesting article." - Diane via The Freedom Fighter Blog 4/26/12

"Keep sorting the truth from the BS mate. good work." - @frederickmelick via Twitter 4/24/12

"Matt, Thank you so very much for defending our freedom, and being willing to share your experiences. It is an honor to be connected with you. Good luck and God bless you" - Tom via LinkedIn 4/23/12

"i know it's late, but thanks for all your help with libya :)" - @libihero via Twitter 4/23/12

"Thanks Matt, I read your article. Its a very good analysis of the situation. I have read and heard about you" - @MGD866 via Twitter 4/21/12

"Dear Matthew, I am sure you get a lot of letters thanking you for standing with the Libyan people. I heard of your story, i heard of your courage, but mostly i heard how you stayed in Libya after you were release from abu saleem prison.  Words can not express the pride and joy i have in the Libyan people, but mostly in You, for having the courage to go to Libya to document what was going on, for the courage to endure abu salim prison, but mostly for keeping an open mind about the revolution. You are a part of the Libyan history and i hope you will be part of the history books as well. I encourage you to write a book, even as small as 20 pages to share with the world what you expreienced, i for one would love to buy it. again, welcome home, i pray that you are well and you are enjoying being around your family and friends. Best of luck to you and yours." - Wafia via Facebook message 4/20/12

"Thanks Matt, I've carefully read your article. You've made an impeccable comparative analysis. Totally agree SNC must take the rebels control matter seriously and as quickly as possible. Once again, thank you." - Mohamed via LinkedIn 4/19/12

"All your efforts will inspire Libyan citizens to struggle for peace in their homeland from one generation to the next as Libyan hero Omar Mukhtar said during his capture." - Thanasate via The Freedom Fighter Blog 4/15/12

"Dear Mathew, I’m Ahmed from Misurata, I live and I work in Paris where I finished my study at Sciences-Po. I’ve been told about your participation to support my citizens against Gaddafi and I truly want to thank you for everything. You are a real hero and human who decided deliberately to fight with the right of people to get freedom and live with dignity. I salute you." - Ahmed via Facebook 4/13/12

"Interesting, informative, well-written. You make a good argument for a viable policy. I wonder if anybody is listening to your thoughtful approach. You should send this to Scott Gration, retired AF Major General and Africa hand, who can get this into the NSC for consideration. Good luck." - Richard via The Freedom Fighter Blog 4/10/12

"Hero of Heroes THANK YOU" - @hamzamu via Twitter 4/6/12

"Islamist parties - good for democracy? @Matt_VanDyke sets out a compelling argument as to why this might the case" - @JonnyGoggs via Twitter 4/5/12

"Mathew, thanks for injecting a dose of reality to what people usually understand simplistically. I appreciate your courage and interest in understanding the issues, and for voicing your thoughts on such a sensitive and "politically incorrect" subject." - Zubair via LinkedIn 4/4/12

"Matthew, having spent alot of time in the Arab world as well, I must say I can not deny your logical explanation, Alot of Islamist have realized that the political route is very effective and can be very beneiftial to their cause, and can gain a substantial backing if done correctly. Most people would disagree with you, because they are thinking of this in the terms of U.S. Politics, and if our political system faced this, how it would turn out. Which in all reasoning, isn't far fetched if you look at how some smaller communities are having an increase of Muslim canidates in local politics. More than one way to Win a Jihad. good article, thanks for sharing." - James via LinkedIn 4/3/12

"Mr VanDyke makes some very interesting points worth considering. Many will reject his opinions because they only see Islamist through the prism of western media. Egypt is another very good example of what he is describing as they head into the second phase of their revolution. The other positive (western) aspect to the evolution he describes is that it will allow more issues to be dealt with at the state to state level. A very good article, well done indeed." - Sam via The Huffington Post 4/3/12

"Dear Matthew ... I know its far too late for talking now that Libya has been liberated , thanks to Allah who provided us with His Almighty support thru our brave fighters, aid of the international community, NATO, and brave men who simply believed in our cause and joined our fighters a the front ... it may be a bit late , indeed, but its never late to express appreciation , admiration and acknowledge someones efforts and good will ....on behalf of many many people inside and outside Tripoli, and on behalf of lets say specifically people of Souk Eljuma , please accept our respects and greeting for your bravery .. I am sorry that I'm running out of words.. Everyone has to meet his destiny and cause of life in this lifetime ... and your destiny was to be a freedom fighter, either with your words, filming or weapon ... We understand how it was being in prison also , even if your were treated "nicely" , waiting for the unknown is itself a tragedy and horror .. most of us had relative sin GHaddafis prisons, my brother was also there and fled with the others when Abu sleem was liberated ..." - Zainab via Facebook 4/2/12

"That was a fascinating article. Thank you. I'd been looking for something a little more in depth on the Tuaregs." - @ASteinfield via Twitter 4/1/12

"Very observant and well argued, Matthew. The Tuareg situation is not at all different from those on many parts of remote inland Australia, so interested to learn of progress and methods being deployed." - Gil via LinkedIn 3/30/12

"Given the onslaught of the "Arab Spring" and its Islamic bent, helping the Tuareg achieve some level of self-government would assist the US both short and long term. You are correct that the US has never really understood Africa, possibly because the US never had expansion/colonial interests there, other than commercial ones. Given the current state of unrest in Africa, ensuring some level of stability benefits everybody, although the Malian government might not agree with that assessment. Excellent assessment of an area that has only recently come to light in the world press." - Reilly via LinkedIn 3/30/12

"This is a very informative piece. I have seen no comparable analysis of the situation in Mali in the media. I hope it gets published in some way." - Ronald via LinkedIn 3/30/12

"As one who keeps a copy of the Consititution on her desk at all times, I support your vision." - Julia via LinkedIn 3/29/12

"Excellent article and analysis. Thank you! (And wouldn’t it be nice if it was read and understood and used by the US State Department…)" - Nancy via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/29/12

"Amazing article, lots of insight into the conflict I have not seen anywhere else." - Matt via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/29/12

"I sincerely thought it was the best article I've read on the situation." - Nancy via email 3/30/12

"Dear Mathew, your story inspires all. As a freedom advocatee and exiled refugee for Ogaden Cause, I really understand what you offered for the Libyan people under the Gaddafi brutality." - Ahmed via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/26/12

"It is sad most others don’t understand about true friendship, Loyalty, Commitment , Trust, Compassion and all that should be. You are one of very few examples of all those attributes. I shall look forward to reading your book. Thank You For showing all the above, You are a true friend and Hero." - Pat via email 3/26/12

"By the way, impressive profile you have. Very educated and experienced, and you've been out in the field defending your country, including the majority of Muslims in those countries, who simply want the necessities of life as we do. I hope people who have an anti-Islamic agenda understand that 99.9% of Muslims are not out to terrorize the world.Thanks for the open minded and experienced view that I hope some people here can emulate and learn from. Absolutely true: past (and current) support of dictators must stop if we wish to remain true to the principles of our Founding Fathers." - Zubair via LinkedIn 3/23/12

"I'm sure you get this a lot but thank you, your a true American and Libyan hero! I was there when you were but sadly never got the chance to meet you. Inshallah we can share a tea and a smoke in OUR new free country!" - Adam via Facebook 3/22/12

"Matthew, A kind and patriotic friend and associate who works tirelessly to insure we continue to maintain our unrestricted Freedom sent me a copy of your most inspiring story.  I have literally read hundreds of books related to all forms of Dictatorships, Theocracies’ and matters related to Domestic and Foreign State and Non –State supported Terrorists and have authored a book on my findings in an effort to provide some small contribution to others, Although I have never heard of or read a story as extraordinary, giving, compassionate and Compelling as yours. I’m feel constrained to ask you to please consider placing your story into a book format for others to understand what makes a true Person/Hero of profound compassion and commitment to “aid their friends” as a friend should and doing the right thing. Your Story should be an inspiration to others like myself to know that Hero’s and true friends like yourself still do exist. Thank you for sharing your story and Via Con Dios Sir." - Patrick via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/22/12

"As we all know, when we are in a danger situation, we always have risks and opportunities. I salute every man and women who serve the common goal of freedom and i say always have hope in your heart, as such you will overcome the obstacles." Ben via email 3/15/12

"I have read your story and I am grateful for your contribution to the Libyan conflict." - Steve via email 3/15/12

"Matt - I'm a fellow SFSer here. I found your blog post the most compelling thing I've read in ages." - Eric via email 3/15/12

"Dear Matthew, Appreciated for sharing your precious experience in Libya. I also shared your story with my twitter links. It was very impressive and painful in retrospect. Actually, I was reading your story last year before I started this LinkedIn. The last line of your conclusion from George Orwell who is one of my favorite writers has been so strong and great. Thanks again for your thought provoking piece !!" Insung via email 3/14/12

"I was also jailed in Botswana in solitary confinement and I had similar thoughts as you!" - Anonymous via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/14/12

"What a gripping story, so nerve-racking!! Tyrants should never be allowed to reign ever again!. Peaceful change and democracy should be the order of the day!" - Pancha via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/13/12

"Dear Mathew, I am so sorry what you and your fellow prisoners endured! Thank god you made it out safely. Thank you for serving and God Bless You. I will share your story. Kindest regards" - Eddie via email 3/13/12

"Great article and I've already retwitted. Please do write more about your time in Libya as this will surely be a part of our history" - Tarek via email 3/13/12

"we are so proud of you Matthew !! We salute your bravery and love for Libya ,Freedom Fighter !!" - @Jerry_Jordan via Twitter 3/13/12

"Glad you are out and able to write this for us all to read a year later... solitary confinement is one of the worst forms of torture... sorry you went through that." - Mariella via Facebook 3/13/12

"are you stateside or still covering the arab revolutions? You're blog is fantastic , wish i would have done something similar" - @polishx via Twitter 3/12/12

"just read your write up on SOFREP. Thanks for your continued service and sacrifices." - @georgesadler via Twitter 3/9/12

"You are superhero man! you should go fight for Syria too. lol" - John A. via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/9/12

"Matt, I just read your story on SOFREP. Moving and exhilarating story to say the least. I will be looking forward to reading your book. You are a man of great conviction and I raise my glass to you! Cheers. Be safe!" - B. via email 3/7/12

"thank you sir fot what u did for libya..and u most wellcome here,u r 1 of our heros.." - @Rouznai via Twitter 3/7/12

"Hi Matthew, I am proud to know you and to be a part of your story and plight for freedom. I have the utmost respect for your decisions and want to thank you for representing that values of our forefathers...You are a blessing to your friends in Libya, and our company as well...let me know if there is anything else we can help you with...God bless..." - Scott W. via email 3/6/12 (employee at one of my sponsor companies)

"It is incredibly inspiring to realize that America can still produce people such as yourself. I have been reading your installments on SOFREP, thank you for contributing to the website. If you ever decide to go into another country and fight again, I would like you to consider going with other Americans who are similarly minded. I am a paramedic firefighter, ex military and would be honored to go with you. thanks!" - M. via email 3/5/12

"I highly appreciate what you have done towards enhancing the real values of freedom. We are all proud of you. Besides, I would introduce my sincere greetings to your great Mum for her supportive role.All the best" - Amara A.S. via The Freedom Fighter Blog 3/4/12

"i remember tweeting about your disappearance , glad ur ok .amazing what you did" - Anonymous via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/28/12

"You were and You are those type of men who will make the world change. Convinced, courageous and engaged." - @Soc_Net_Intel via Twitter 2/27/12

"INTERESTING: An excellent blog from a convinced freedom fighter www.matthewvandyke.com/blog/ Thank you Sir." - Soc_Net_Intel via Twitter 2/27/12

"Yesterday I saw a video of Matt VanDyke, a Libyan hero. The man really amazed me and my gratitude goes out to his service." - @elberkawi via Twitter 2/27/12

"A truely inspiring blog and site you have (www.matthewvandyke.com) thank you for producing it" - @1001100111000 via Twitter 2/25/12

"You ought to consider writing a book about your experiences. Incredibly insightful and revealing. Thank you for sharing." - Farhanaqazi via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/23/12

"God bless you ,we are Libyan will never forget what you did for us,we look foreword to see you among us in new Libya." - Osama K. 2/23/12

"The urge must have come as a natural thing to you, because if you leave time for questioning…you would not have made it. ….You made the right choice and we are indebted to you being a total stranger to our ways of life and religion. Thank you is all i can offer." - Yaseen via The Freedom FIghter Blog 2/21/12

"You rock man." - Anonymous via The Feedom Fighter Blog 2/21/12

"All power to you for caring about humankind no matter where and standing up for what you believe in. Having lost a dear friend photographer/filmmaker Tim Hetherington in Libya, luck was with you. As a woman, I say – be careful next time and give your girlfriend a hug." - Kelly K. via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/21/12

"Mathtew, what you did was admirable, inspirational and passionate.Your courrage and principles are simply outstanding.Your story is sensational , I wish you publish this in American journal . I don’t believe we fought a civil war but a liberation war was fought in style! Many congratulations." - Abdul F.L. via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/21/12

"Remarkable Matt, am a 60 years old man, I wish I were with you, Nouri, Tarik and the rest of those brave men upfront, But all I could was using my pen writing all over the place to get the Mad Dog kicked out of Libya and thrown into hell. Bravo Matt." - bahri2 via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/21/12

"This is a great story about Matt VanDyke and his journey fighting in the Libyan revolution. This is a must read! What a brave person!" - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 2/21/12

"taking a moment to express gratitude and admiration ,brave Freedom Fighter !!Best regards frm Peru !!" - @Jerry_Jordan via Twitter 2/21/12

"Thank you Matthew for believing in the Libyan people, especially when the rest of the world was still trying to make its mind up. Your story is truly inspirational. As a Libyan, the passion and duty I have towards my country is expected…but in your case, to devote yourself in such a way to the Libyan cause is very humbling indeed." - Haythem via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/20/12

"Thanks for putting human face on the news stories of the last year. Your commitment is not only admirable but extraordinary." - John C. via The Freedom Fighter Blog 2/20/12

"I’m speechless over wholmed with your Story, Real Libyans concider you as a real friend. Thank you is not enough , but well done your won 6 miliom person consider youas a real friend." - Abdu via The Freedom Fighter Blog comments section 2/20/12

"Love your story! Love what you did for the Libyans and love that you inspire people! Mabrouk Matthew!" - Fairuz via The Freedom Fighter Blog comments section 2/20/12

"Recollection of his Time in Libya..a true hero http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=..." - @SajaR26 via Twitter 2/20/12

"OMG! Just saw your website,your my hero! I wish i can meet you!!" - @HershelWest via Twitter 2/19/12

"People of Libya remember the courage and the commitment of Matt VanDyke a true hero of this blessed revolution." - @NiZiLanDa via Twitter 2/17/12

"Matthew, as a Libyan rebel and on behalf of the Libyan people, I would like to send you the deepest and most sincere thanks for your braveness and standing for justice alongside the Libyan people. You are a man of principle and someone who was willing to risk his life in a place far from his homeland and with a people foreign to him. Thank you and congratulations you have just made 6 million friends." - AT via The Freedom Fighter Blog comments section 2/17/12

"thank you for what u have done for Libya :)" - @libyamms via Twitter 2/17/12

"thank you very much Matthew without men like you and your friends Libya wouldn't have enjoyed freedom" - @hatemsager via Twitter 2/17/12

"thats amazing,what a story!sincerely thank you 4everything u've done4 libya, ur such a brave honorable guy,libyans wont forget" - @VAVA_VIVA_LIBYA via Twitter 2/17/12

"Thank you for your support and courage!" - @ShababLibya via Twitter 2/17/12

"Every1 should follow Matt VanDyke for the latest on Middle East news. Terrorist should watch out because Matt will kick ur ***" - @SeeFreshFilms via Twitter 2/7/12

"Mr Matt VanDyke you are awesome, God bless!" - Y_salameh via Twitter 2/6/12

"You an awesome dude ! Did you really join the battlefields with Freedom Fighters in Libya?" - @FromNusaybah via Twitter 2/5/12

"Great to see you back matt, hope you've recovered from your ordeal & that you'll be back in Free Libya soon Benghazi" - @EndTyranny101 via Twitter 2/2/12

"Thankyou Matt, thankyou for being a man and thankyou for trusting Libyan people. You are truely blessed. Thankyou :)" - @Baldtarhuni via Twitter 2/1/12

"You are a legend Matt! When your in Libya or UK let me known plz so we can meet for coffee." - @alisalamat via Twitter 2/1/12

"we are proud over you man , you are like real Libyan peace" - @semo33 via Twitter 2/1/12

"Guys Its Matt VanDyke http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0WN3B...! I Love you man, Lots of Respect from Canada !" - @_LosBlancos via Twitter 2/1/12

"Hey matthew! Just saw the video, this is awesome! I wish you and others would head to Syria! Thought of that?" - @_AHA via Twitter 2/1/12

"Matt, come and help us!! Free Syria RememberHama" - @MaydaySyria via Twitter 2/1/12

"Matt van Dyke - what seems like a war hero. Matt, I was covering closely what was going on in Libya just a year ago." - @IvetaCherneva via Twitter 1/29/12

"That's awesome, thank you for your work and support! What's next?" - @SonOfBengho via Twitter 1/29/12

"Thanks for follow. Followed you as best as I could during your Libya journey. Glad you are safe. Interested to c what u do nxt" - @KathrynHallPR via Twitter 1/29/12

"I am honoured to be following you :D..Hope to meet you one day" - @LibyaInMe via Twitter 1/29/12

"it gives m great feeling to know that a great man like u is following us Libyans Libya will never forget and hope to meet 1d" - @NasrElhadi via Twitter 1/29/12

"I would like to sincerely welcome Matt VanDyke to twitter, a American who fought for Libya's freedom alongside Libyans. We thank you!" - @LibyaInMe via Twitter 1/28/12

"I hope you will be granted success and happiness in whatever you do in life like you helped us be successful and happy again" - @benghazi17feb via Twitter 1/28/12

"Thank you for everything you have done for my country, us Libyans really appreciate it." - @benghazi17feb via Twitter 1/28/12

"No problem- I have much respect 4 what you did in Libya. You're very brave. Also strongly agree w/you on supporting freedom.:)" - @A22523 via Twitter 1/27/12

"Respect to you my friend, respect for you following your humanity and doing what it tells you to do.. respect!!" - @faresbtoush via Twitter 1/27/12

"From a fellow American- thank you for continuing your support for freedom :)" - @A22523 via Twitter 1/27/12