Category Archives: Lockerbie

Lockerbie — Newly Declassified Doc Reveals True Reason of Trial

“His [Gaddafi] readiness to suffer the extended effects of sanctions rather than to hand over the indictees indicated that he must have something personal to fear. But the present strategy would not only call any bluff on his part but … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pan Am 103 Debris Show ‘Evidence’ of Plastic Explosive (December 28 1988) [2021]

“I need not go into the rest of the story and the explosion, except to say that some of us believe that, within hours, the Americans had guessed, at a very high level, what had gone wrong. It is a … Continue reading

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On This Day — Air India Flight 182 Warning Report Is Discredited (December 6 2007)

“Mr. Bartleman misled the families of the victims and the commission.” Former CSE officer Pierre Lecompte (December 6 2007) December 6 2021 — At the time of the tragedy, James Bartleman was in charge of the intelligence analysis and security … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : “The Helsinki Warning” (December 5 1988)

“And he comes in early the next morning, 6 o’clock the next morning, and there is, obviously, confusion and concern. And he is asked to do a number of things. And he is asked to work on Weber’s desk with … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — Terry Waite Released by Islamic Jihad (November 18 1991)

“Logic and political analysis always affect interpretations of raw intelligence data. It helps determine how you reconfigure the pieces of the puzzle.” November 18 2021 — On November 18 1991, Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland were released by the Islamic … Continue reading

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On This Day — Thatcher Names Blunt as “The Fourth Man” (November 16 1979) [2021]

“I believe Thatcher did it because she didn’t see why the system should cover things up. This was early in her prime ministership. I think she wanted to tell the civil service that the politicians decide policy, not the system. She … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — Lockerbie : US & UK indict Libyans Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah (November 14 1991)

“After writing about the ‘ravers’ who regularly turn up at lectures to claim that President Bush/the CIA/the Pentagon/Mossad etc perpetrated the crimes against humanity of 11 September, I received a letter this week from Marion Irvine, who feared that members … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE VII : Boeing pilot indicted for giving false information to FAA over 737 Max]

“The plane maker has told U.S. aviation regulators that it produced certain parts at its South Carolina facilities that failed to meet its own design and manufacturing standards, according to an Aug. 31 internal Federal Aviation Administration memo reviewed by … Continue reading

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On This Day — US President George H. W. Bush condemns Iraq’s takeover of Kuwait at UN (October 1 1990) [Lockerbie & The Tehran Conspiracy Theory]

“Two months ago, in the waning weeks of one of history’s most hopeful summers, the vast, still beauty of the peaceful Kuwaiti desert was fouled by the stench of diesel and the roar of steel tanks. Once again the sound … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Lockerbie DIA Memo (September 24 1989) [The Legend of The Iranian Payment]

“The bombing of the Pan Am flight [103] was conceived, authorised and financed by Ali-Akbar Mohtashemi-Pur, Iran’s former interior minister. The execution of the operation was contracted to Ahmad [Jibril], Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command [PFLP-GC] … Continue reading

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