Tag Archives: Pan Am 103 (Lockerbie)

On This Day — US Staff in Moscow Warned to Avoid PAN AM 103 (December 13 1988)

“There was a real push in the embassy community to make sure that everybody was aware that there had been a terrorist threat made, and that people flying Western carriers going through Frankfurt should change their tickets.” Karen Decker — Consular … Continue reading

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Lockerbie 30th Anniversary — Should You Trust The New York Times?

“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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On This Day — Terry Waite Is Released by “Islamic Jihad” (November 18 1991)

“I was taken out, blindfolded again, put into the boot of a car, then another car, and when they took the blindfold off I was with a Syrian intelligence operative, who drove me to the Syrian intelligence headquarters.” Terry Waite … Continue reading

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CIA — The Language of Espionage [Lockerbie & The CIA Darkest Blunder]

“We’re investing in foreign-language excellence as a core attribute for our officers. We’re strengthening our language training to ensure that our people are more capable and better attuned to the cultures in which they operate.” CIA Director Gina Haspel “[Our … Continue reading

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On This Day — Operation Autumn Leaves (October 26 1988)

“Following the arrest of Dalkamoni and others […], it is possible to conclude that at least the core of the cell structure has been removed. It is not possible to say that all persons involved in the terrorist activities had … Continue reading

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Lockerbie Conspiracy — Apartheid Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies (UPDATE)

“Had he known of the bomb, no force on earth would have stopped him from seeing to it that flight 103, with its deadly cargo, would not have left the airport. The minister is flattered by the allegation of near … Continue reading

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Lockerbie Conspiracy — Apartheid Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies

“Had he known of the bomb, no force on earth would have stopped him from seeing to it that flight 103, with its deadly cargo, would not have left the airport. The minister is flattered by the allegation of near … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Christine Grahame MSP : “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”

“In the meantime, yet to be completed and sent to the Crown Office is the separate police-led Sandwood inquiry into the actions at the time of police, prosecutors and forensic officials. The inquiry, which is investigating claims of attempts to … Continue reading

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Lockerbie Victim’s Father : “Lockerbie Trial Was a Parody of Justice.”

“In our sad search we have also uncovered material showing that the Government of the day had ample accurate warnings in advance of what was about to happen, but raised not a finger to prevent it happening.” Dr Jim Swire … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — The Eyewitness Evidence Against Megrahi : Exclusive Q&A with Professor Tim Valentine

“Al-Megrahi was released from prison in 2009 and sent back to Libya on compassionate grounds because of advancing cancer. Public outrage was sparked. Al-Megrahi lived with his cancer for a few years (…) One cannot help but wonder whether the outrage … Continue reading

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