Category Archives: Lockerbie

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

“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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On This Day — Lockerbie : US & UK indict Libyans Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah (November 14 1991) [UPDATE : New Documentary is Another Wasted Opportunity]

“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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On This Day — Lockerbie Key Witness Dies (October 29 2016)

“I personally hope that Tony is in a better place and that he is now at peace because he must have led a tortured life knowing that he had jailed an innocent man for money.” George Thomson Lockerbie Investigator October … Continue reading

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FBI Forensic Science : Incompetence or Malice? [UPDATE : US DOJ/OIG Report on the FBI Forensic Laboratory]

“The FBI could be the most dangerous agency in the country if not scrutinized carefully.” FBI director Louis FreehTainting Evidence — Inside the Scandals at the FBI Crime Lab August 29 2022 — Last week, FBI Las Vegas tweeted a … Continue reading

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FBI Forensic Science : Incompetence or Malice?

“The FBI could be the most dangerous agency in the country if not scrutinized carefully.” FBI director Louis Freeh Tainting Evidence — Inside the Scandals at the FBI Crime Lab August 29 2022 — Last week, FBI Las Vegas tweeted … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Three Decades of Lies: J’Accuse…! — Chapter IV : The ‘Wait & See’ Strategy [UPDATE — The New Yorker : Ayatollah Khomeini Never Read Salman Rushdie’s Book]

“To Mr. Montazeri. Since it has become clear that after me you are going to hand over this country, our dear Islamic revolution, and the Muslim people of Iran to the liberals, and through that channel to the hypocrites [Mojahedin-e … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Three Decades of Lies: J’Accuse…! [Chapter IV : The ‘Wait & See’ Strategy] — UPDATE : The real reason for the fatwa against Rushdie

“To Mr. Montazeri. Since it has become clear that after me you are going to hand over this country, our dear Islamic revolution, and the Muslim people of Iran to the liberals, and through that channel to the hypocrites [Mojahedin-e … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago — Kangaroo Zeist Court issues Infamous Lockerbie verdict (January 31 2001) [UPDATE : UK Supreme Court judges refuse permission to launch an appeal]

“The disparity between historical reality and the description of history in books and newspapers can lead our youth only to lack of belief, to cynicism, whereas we need belief, but real belief can be based only on the truth.” Russian … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Lockerbie : Why I ruled out the bomb theory [Technical Analysis of the Debris Lines]

“I tend to the view that the disaster is due to mechanical failure. Although I keep an open mind, I have great doubts about the bomb theory.” William Trench — Chief inspector of Air Accidents from 1974 to 1981 (December 27 … Continue reading

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LOCKERBIE — The Genesis of the Tehran Conspiracy Theory

“Intelligence Agencies create stories inside stories, each with its carefully constructed trail of evidence, in order to create false trails as diversions.” James Jesus Angleton Associate Deputy Director of Operations for Counterintelligence from 1954 to 1975 April 23 2022 — For … Continue reading

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