Libyans shopped around for favorable Lockerbie diagnosis?
I was looking for a palate cleanser, I swear. Something nice and non-political. Relaxing. But Fark Geek had to spoil it for me: Libya paid doctors who said Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Al Megrahi had three months to live The Libyan government paid British doctors for medical advice which could have helped bring about the release of the Lockerbie bomber. Cancer specialist Karol Sikora and two | Read More »
Sometimes, I miss Tony Blair.
Say what you like about the man – and there is quite a lot to say about him – but he and his government had precisely zero interest in letting the Lockerbie bomber walk free under the open sky. Even if doing so might have meant holding up an important oil deal: During Blair’s 2007 visit, BP signed its exploration deal with Libya’s National Oil | Read More »
Gadhafi’s revenge on the UK continues.
Hey, remember when people like him were too scared of people like us to try to play games like this? Britain under pressure amid Lockerbie release LONDON – Britain’s leaders faced strong pressure Saturday to account for any role they might have had in the release of the Lockerbie bomber after Moammar Gadhafi credited senior British officials and members of the royal family for influencing | Read More »