One Year Ago — Former DST Director Yves Bonnet: “Libya NOT responsible for Lockerbie!”

“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 DST Director

Yves Bonnet was the DST Director from November 1982 to August 1985. In a recorded interview, Bonnet makes a remarkable allegation: “Libya is NOT responsible for Lockerbie!” Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

UPDATE — On Tuesday July 4 2017, the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission [SCCRC] confirmed that it has received a new application to review the conviction in the case of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi. Over the last three decades, many experts have come to the conclusion that Megrahi has been the victim of a spectacular miscarriage of justice.

In 2007, the SCCRC announced that there were six grounds upon which it had concluded that a miscarriage of justice might have occurred. Let us now hope that the SCCRC will accept the application for a full review of Megrahi’s conviction, often described as “a blot on Scotland’s reputation for fair trials”. Let us hope that the SCCRC will give TRUTH a chance!

Here are some of the quotes I have collected over the years. Together they tell an extraordinary story and they should convince the readers that there are indeed “many dark and sinister corners to this atrocity”.

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About the DST (French Directorate of Territorial Surveillance)

The Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST; English: Directorate of Territorial Surveillance) was a directorate of the French National Police operating as a domestic intelligence agency. It was responsible for counterespionage, counterterrorism and more generally the security of France against foreign threats and interference.It was created in 1944 with its headquarters situated at 7 rue Nélaton in Paris.

The DST Economic Security and Protection of National Assets department had units in the 22 regions of France to protect French technology. It operated for 20 years, not only on behalf of defense industry leaders, but also for pharmaceuticals, telecoms, the automobile industry, and all manufacturing and service sectors. [WIKIPEDIA]

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On 1 July 2008, it was merged with the “Direction centrale des renseignements généraux” into the new “Direction centrale du renseignement intérieur”. It acquired its current name in 2014: The General Directorate for Internal Security (French: Direction générale de la sécurité intérieure, DGSI).

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One of the greatest success of the DST was the recruitment of the Soviet KGB officer Vladimir Vetrov.

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Yves Bonnet and Lockerbie

Yves Bonnet was the DST Director November 1982 to August 1985. In a recorded interview, Bonnet makes a remarkable allegation: he claims that Libya is NOT responsible for Lockerbie.

Here is a ‘rough’ translation:

“This is not a book about to the terrorist activities of  Libya, because I think that, on this subject as on many others, we have far exceeded the limits of the truth and indeed credibility.

Let me take, for example the Lockerbie case and also the case of the Ténéré 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.

We know this. The American Intelligence Agencies know it, the MOSSAD knows it, the DGSE knows it  and, in fact,  the then Director of the DGSE – Claude Silberzahn – was not shy to say it out loud.

You know, in French, “La Libye” and “L’alibi” sound the same….

I think Libya has become — because of the personality of its chief Muammar Gaddafi — a rather convenient target country.”

REFERENCES

SCOTBOM: Evidence and the Lockerbie Investigation by FBI Richard A. Marquise

Megrahi: You Are My Jury: The Lockerbie Evidence by Journalist John Ashton

Transcripts (French)

“Ce n’est pas un ouvrage consacrée à l’activité terrosriste de la Libye, parce que je pense que sur ce sujet comme sur beaucoup d’autres,  on a largement dépassé les limites de la verité et même du crédible.

Je prends pour exemple cette affaire de Lockerbie et également l’affaire du Ténéré qui ont été imputées à la Libye alors que tous les Services de Renseignements savent que ces attentats ont été commis par Ahmed Jibril sous l inspiration et le financement de l’Iran.

Et cela, on le sait. Les Services Américains le savent, le MOSSAD le sait, la DGSE le sait et d ailleurs le Directeur de la DGSE de l’époque — Claude Silberzahn — ne s’est pas privé de le dire.

On peut écrire “La Libye’ d’une autre façon; on peut l’écrire  ‘L’Alibi’.

Je pense que ce pays est devenu, de part le personalité de son principal dirigeant — Muamar Kadhafi –un pays cible assez commode.”

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France — Former DST Director Yves Bonnet: “Libya is NOT responsible for Lockerbie!”

One Year Ago — Former DST Director Yves Bonnet: “Libya NOT responsible for Lockerbie!”

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