If I remember correctly, bro was cia or something
They are fighting government, not blonde guy with surfboard.
Fun fact: they are not libyan (they are yemen) and they are not freedom fighters (they are security detail guarding the blonde journalist from freedom fighters)
may he be blessed with high waves inshAllah
If movie are to be trusted, this guy is the local CIA warlord on his way to scold some recon unit that fucked up real bad and made him miss a day blazing with the winds at the beach.