Tag Archives: Lockerbie

On This Day — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave (January 8 2017)

“With what is happening in the U.S. and the possible instability that is going to come in U.S. policy you needed a voice of reason and pragmatism that had some heft to it. He was that voice. Losing that voice … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pan Am 103 Debris Show Evidence of Plastic Explosive (December 28 1988) [2020]

“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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Remembering CIA Historian William Blum (March 6, 1933 – December 9, 2018) [2020]

“William Blum was at the forefront of critical debate and analysis of US foreign policy. He combined honesty and Truth with carefully documented analysis. His important legacy will live.” Michel Chossudovsky (December 10, 2018) December 9 2020 — Independent journalist … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie Judges Under the Weather (Malta – December 7 1988) [2020]

Q: Do you remember what the weather was like when the man came to the shop? A: When he came by… It wasn’t raining. But then it started dripping, not very much. It was not raining heavily. It was simply … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : “The Helsinki Warning” (December 5 1988) [2020]

“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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On this Day — FBI : No Evidence of Foul Play in 1996 TWA 800 Crash (November 18 1997) [2020]

“The FBI didn’t want to hear about anything but a missile or a bomb, because otherwise there was no FBI case. Their conduct was disturbing from the very beginning.” Chuck Grassley — Chairman of the Judiciary subcommittee on administrative oversight … 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) [2020]

“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 — CIA’s Adventures in Africa : Senegal Shenanigans [New Evidence]

“They had been trapped by Ahmed Khalifa Niasse, who first led them to Benin, before taking them to Senegal, while keeping us informed at all times.” President Abu Diouf — Mémoires November 11 2020 — On February 20 1988, two … Continue reading

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OBITUARY — Robert Fisk dies aged 74 (July 12 1946 – October 30 2020)

“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) [2020]

“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 … Continue reading

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