CIA Issues Posthumous Apology After New Evidence Clears Abdel Baset al-Megrahi of Involvement In Lockerbie Attack — When Parody Beats Justice…!

“The Myth surrounding Libya and Megrahi now quietly slides into history. Political Expedience rules over Truth.”

Richard C. Fuisz M.D.  (Former high-level CIA asset) — Email to Intel Today (December 21 2018)

“Look — in the intelligence community — I’m not giving you a controversial opinion here. I kept up with all of the CIA, National Security Agency analysts, everybody involved in the intelligence side, and to a man nobody has ever said to me that it was Libya. The National Security Agency reporting on Lockerbie is absolutely damming that it was Iran and Syria behind it, rather than Libya. It’s damning, damning, damning, it’s rock solid intelligence”.

Robert Baer (Former CIA Officer)

“Let me take, for example, the Lockerbie case and also the case of the Ténéré [UTA] that were blamed on Libya when all intelligence services know that these attacks were committed by Ahmed Jibril under the inspiration and funding from Iran.”

Yves Bonnet (Former Director of the French Intelligence Agency)

“The case was largely based on this inside guy [Libyan defector Abdul Majid Giaka]. It wasn’t until the trial that I learned this guy was a nut-job and that the CIA had absolutely no confidence in him and that they knew he was a liar. The CIA and the FBI kept the State Department in the dark. It worked for them for us to be fully committed to the theory that Libya was responsible.”

Michael Scharf —  Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

January 13 2019 — This week, four black men who were wrongly accused of raping a white teenager in Florida 70 years ago have been pardoned. Officials voted unanimously to issue the pardon at a meeting in the state capital of Tallahassee. The Onion — an American newspaper organization famous for its satirical articles — published an amazingly ‘funny’ piece titled: CIA Issues Posthumous Apology After New Evidence Clears Osama Bin Laden Of Involvement In 9/11 Attacks. I took the liberty to repost the piece with a few edits. I replaced the name (and picture) of Osama Bin Laden by Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the name of Zacarias Moussaoui by Ahmed Jibril as well as 9/11 by Lockerbie. The result is quite disturbing. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY

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UPDATE (January 22 2019) — On January 13 2019, Professor Robert Black, best known as the architect of the Lockerbie Trial, tweeted a link to this post with a humorous warning for his followers.

“Note for the credulous: there has not (yet) been a CIA apology.”

Dr. Richard Fuisz was even more direct. In an email sent to Intel Today on January 13 2019, Dr Fuisz wrote:

“Finally some truth!”


On January 13 1898, Zola wrote his famous letter “J’Accuse…!” which forced the French government to exonerate Dreyfus.

German journalist Udo Ulfkotte — former director of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, author of the book “Gekaufte Journalisten”, (Journalists for Hire) — died on January 13 2017.

Udo is best remembered for denouncing European media who write lies under pressure from the CIA. Here is one of my favourite quotes:

“I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years and I was educated to lie, to betray and not to tell the truth to the public. The truth will come out one day, the truth won’t die.”

“January 13” should be our “International Truth Day.” Sure, once a year is not much, but one day of truth is still better than nothing at all…

Pan Am 103 crashed over Lockerbie 30 years ago and many relatives of the victims are still waiting for the US and UK governments to tell the truth.

CIA Issues Posthumous Apology After New Evidence Clears  Abdel Baset al-Megrahi Of Involvement In Lockerbie Attack

LANGLEY, VA—Admitting that the organization had erroneously rushed to judgment in response to an unimaginable tragedy, CIA director Gina Haspel issued a posthumous apology Wednesday to the family of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in light of new evidence which conclusively clears the former Libyan Airline employee of any involvement whatsoever in the Lockerbie attack.

“The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency extends its most sincere and heartfelt apologies not only to Mr. Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, but also to his grieving family and the many friends who stood by his side,” said an emotional Haspel, acknowledging for the first time that the CIA had based its entire Lockerbie investigation on the testimony of a single, questionably reliable eyewitness who later recanted.

“Our organization acted in haste and without full knowledge, and in doing so, took the life of a loving husband, father, businessman, and highly effective community organizer.

We understand there is nothing we can do or say will bring Baset back, but we hope the Abdel Baset al-Megrahi family will accept restitution of $18 million in recognition of their pain and suffering.

No one deserves to endure what you have been through.”

Haspel further confirmed that the agency was now operating under the assumption that Ahmed Jibril conducted the terrorist attack under the inspiration and funding from Iran.

This, I have come to the conclusion that, without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is utterly impossible to parody a CIA Operation in such a way that some people will not mistake it for the genuine story. Lockerbie experts will probably agree.

PS: In case you wonder, the quotes at the top of this post are actually authentic.

Secret CIA Testimony — Documentary

In the following video — released in December 2013 — you can get a feeling of what Dr Fuisz actually said.

RELATED POST: On This Day — Operation Autumn Leaves (October 26 1988) // UPDATE



CIA Issues Posthumous Apology After New Evidence Clears Osama Bin Laden Of Involvement In 9/11 Attacks — the Onion


CIA Issues Posthumous Apology After New Evidence Clears  Abdel Baset al-Megrahi Of Involvement In Lockerbie Attack — When Parody beats Justice…!

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