August 29, 2009

JUST HAGGLING OVER YOUR PRICE:

Revealed: Lockerbie link to oil exploration deal (Jason Allardyce, 8/30/09, Times of London)

The British government decided it was “in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom” to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, eligible for return to Libya, leaked ministerial letters reveal.

Gordon Brown’s government made the decision after discussions between Libya and BP over a multi-million-pound oil exploration deal had hit difficulties. These were resolved soon afterwards.

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 29, 2009 3:43 PM
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