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Ten Years Ago — Intel Today : “Lockerbie Witnesses Were Paid”

‘”I can assure you that no witnesses were ever offered any money by anyone–including the CIA. This issue came up at trial and I spoke with the defense lawyers about it in Edinburgh in 1999 — before trial. No one … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Lockerbie Trial Verdict (January 31 2001)

“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 … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Should You Trust The New York Times and Its Anonymous Sources? [Lockerbie]

“The evidence of a possible Libyan link, first reported publicly this week by the French newsmagazine L’Express, was confirmed and detailed by American officials involved in the investigation of the Pan Am bombing.” MICHAEL WINES — The New York Times … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave

“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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Dr Jim Swire : “Governments must let families of victims know who they believe carried out Lockerbie atrocity”

“I regard the Lockerbie verdict against Megrahi as a ‘Grand Monument to Human Stupidity’.  Indeed, the written opinion of the Lockerbie judges is a remarkable document that claims an ‘honoured place in the history of British miscarriages of justice.’ If the … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2018 STORIES — #8 : “The Dark Past of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller — The Bulger Gang, Lockerbie, Anthrax… An Exceptional Failure All Round.”

“Robert Mueller was chosen as Special Counsel not because he has integrity but because he will do what the powerful want him to do. Mueller didn’t speak the truth about a war he knew to be unjustified. He didn’t speak … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2018 STORIES — #10 : “Salisbury Incident — Skripal Case Investigators Could Learn From The Lockerbie Affair”

“The men and women at Bletchley had no idea that in the Napoleonic Wars we had broken the French ciphers, any more than those people knew how ciphers had been cracked when we faced the threat from the Armada. There … Continue reading

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

“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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The Dark Past of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller — The Bulger Gang, Lockerbie, Anthrax… An Exceptional Failure All Round. [UPDATE III]

“Robert Mueller was chosen as Special Counsel not because he has integrity but because he will do what the powerful want him to do. Mueller didn’t speak the truth about a war he knew to be unjustified. He didn’t speak … Continue reading

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UK — National Archives Release Prime Ministerial 1993 Papers, Withhold Lockerbie File // UPDATE

“[Operation El Dorado Canyon] turned out to be a more decisive blow against Libyan-sponsored terrorism than I could ever have imagined. … There were revenge killings of British hostages organized by Libya, which I bitterly regretted. But the much-vaunted Libyan … Continue reading

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