Tag Archives: Pan Am 103 (Lockerbie)

Lockerbie — Diabolical Endgame — Part I : SCCRC & The Grounds of Appeal [UPDATE — Kenny MacAskill : New trial will not provide closure on Lockerbie.]

“The Devil’s cleverest wile is to make men believe that he does not exist.” Charles Baudelaire — “Le Joueur Généreux” (Le Figaro –1864) On March 11 2020, the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission [SCCRC] decided to refer the Lockerbie case … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Diabolical Endgame [Part I : SCCRC & The Grounds of Appeal]

“The Devil’s cleverest wile is to make men believe that he does not exist.” Charles Baudelaire — “Le Joueur Généreux” (Le Figaro –1864) On March 11 2020, the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission [SCCRC] decided to refer the Lockerbie case … Continue reading

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On This Day — Operation Flavius [Death on the Rock] (March 6 1988)

“For the government to claim the right to kill British people, based on highly unreliable secret intelligence and a secret declaration of legality, is so shocking I find it difficult to believe it is happening even as I type the … Continue reading

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Lockerbie & the Glorious “Conspiracy Theorists” [103 Quotes from a Few Good Men]

“On a huge hill, Cragged and steep, Truth stands, and hee that will Reach her, about must, and about must goe; And what the hills suddenness resists, winne so; Yet strive so, that before age, deaths twilight, Thy Soule rest, … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Lockerbie Trial Verdict (January 31 2001) [2020]

“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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On This Day — United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 731 (January 21 1992) [2020]

“So Resolution 731 was adopted. Everyone at the Security Council knew it was wrong. Everyone knew that Libya had nothing to do with the Lockerbie bombing, and that Libya had once again been made a scapegoat by the United States.” … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Has Iran President Just Admitted Responsibility?

“Those who refer to the number 52 should also remember the number 290. #IR655. Never threaten the Iranian nation.” President Hassan Rouhani  —  Tweet (January 6 2020)  “The accidental shoot-down of Iran Air Flight 655 in 1988 convinced Khomeini to … Continue reading

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On This Day — US Staff in Moscow Warned to Avoid PAN AM 103 (December 13 1988) [2019]

“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 — … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Arrow Air Flight 1285 (December 12 1985) [2019]

 “Hours after the crash the Islamic Jihad – a Shiite Muslim extremist group – claimed it destroyed the plane to prove [its] ability to strike at the Americans anywhere.” UPI — Anonymous caller to a French news agency in Beirut … Continue reading

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On This Day — Terry Waite Released by Islamic Jihad (November 18 1991) [2019]

“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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