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THIS DAY IN HISTORY — May 21 2012: NYT Admits Lockerbie Case Flaws

“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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The Day My Friend Boarded Flight BA 177 with a Bomb — May 18 1990

“This was not a prank. It was a serious experiment, and unfortunately it succeeded. Here, 18 months after Lockerbie, one can take an identical device through security. I find that very depressing.” Dr Jim Swire On May 18 1990, Dr … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — An open letter from Dr Jim Swire

“The Lockerbie trial is the most disgraceful miscarriage of justice in Scotland for 100 years. Every lawyer who has read the judgment says ‘this is nonsense’. It is nonsense.” Robert Black QC FRSE –Professor Emeritus of Scots Law in the … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Pan Am 103 : The Truth at last?

“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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When the Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post In a piece published by the Washington Post on April 7 … Continue reading

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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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CIA’s Top 10 Stories of 2016

“Interested in taking a peek into our X-Files? Want to know more about Hamilton’s spy on the inside? Curious how to make invisible ink? Then you’re in luck. This year’s most popular stories on cia.gov have a little something for … Continue reading

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Ambassador Andrew Ivy Killgore (1919-2016): “Lockerbie Trial Was a Cover-Up”

“As you know, he [Ambassador Killgore] was very passionate about Lockerbie. I printed out all your communications to him and he read them avidly. He had his own idea about who was responsible, of course, but certainly agreed that there … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: Pan Am 103 (Lockerbie – December 21 1988)

“The Lockerbie trial is “the most disgraceful miscarriage of justice in Scotland for 100 years. Every lawyer who has read the judgment says ‘this is nonsense’. It is nonsense.” Robert Black QC FRSE –Professor Emeritus of Scots Law in the … Continue reading

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Lockerbie: Key Witness Is Dead

“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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