When dudes start firing off home-brew, truck-mounted rockets and bandying about phrases like "open, armed rebellion," it's high time to get the f-ck out of Tripoli. These eight tools will help get you to your Embassy in one piece.
Sucking chest wounds are not a good look for you. Keep your organs from being perforated by gunfire (Armed. Conflict. What'd you expect, a slap fight?) with the USMC Improved Modular Tactical Vest. It's the latest and greatest in body armor used by the Marine Corps. It includes a cummerbund style main vest with groin, lower back, and neck/throat protection while minimizing exposed areas on the side and under the arms. $Free with deployment
The national language of Libya is Arabic. Do you speak Arabic? No? Then I'd suggest you pick up this translation guide. How else will you know the proper pronunciation for, "Not in the face" (ليس في وجهه)? $27
Between al-Qaddafi turning off the Internet and cell service and the rebels hiving out a new network, you've got a better chance of having Domino's there in 30 minutes or less than you do at getting four bars. The IsatPhone Pro gives you a signal anywhere on planet via its three Inmarsat-4 satellites (reputedly the world's most advanced mobile satellite network). It also tracks your GPS location, handy for pinpointing your whereabouts if you need to call for an extraction. $700