Skip to comments.Lockerbie bombing ‘was work of Iran, not Libya’ says former spy
Posted on 03/10/2014 5:08:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Lockerbie bombing was ordered by Iran and carried out by a Syrian-based terrorist group, a former Iranian intelligence officer has admitted.
Abolghassem Mesbahi, a defector to Germany, said Pan Am flight 103 was downed in 1988 in retaliation for a US Navy strike on an Iranian commercial jet six months earlier, in which 290 people died.
He claims the Ayatollah Khomeini, who was Irans Supreme Leader, ordered the bombing to copy exactly what happened to the Iranian Airbus.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
So, we killed old Colonel Q for nothing.
He was a dictator and a thug, but he was our dictator and our thug. At least he kept things under control over there, until we destabilized him. Slaughtering islamists is no crime.
We didn’t even do that right.
Still amazes me that Iran is always “hands off” as far as DC is concerned.
We need to turn Teheran into a sea of glass.
Friggin demonrats all they are good for is causing America grief, just as jimmy the peanut brought about our Iranian problem by dumping the Shah, so has obamaramadingdong and hitlary thrown more oil on the fire in Libya.
True in Britain, France and Germany, and true in the US.
A BBC Persian report says that the two Iranians on the Malaysia Airlines plane had bought the fake passports in order to migrate to Germany and Denmark
The two men travelling on stolen passports on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared on Saturday have been identified as Iranian nationals.
A BBC Persian report quotes an Iranian friend of one of the men, who said he hosted the pair in Kuala Lumpur after they arrived from Tehran in the days preceding their flight to Beijing.
The friend, who knew one of the men from his school days in Iran, said the men had bought the fake passports because they wanted to migrate to Europe.
The pair were travelling on passports belonging to Christian Kozel, an 30-year-old Austrian, and Luigi Maraldi, a 37-year-old Italian.
They had bought the passports in Kuala Lumpur as well as tickets to Amsterdam, via Beijing.
Twenty-eight years for Pan Am 103, fifty and counting on the Kennedy assassination, just fifteen with the downing of TWA 800. That one may get resolved before all he!! breaks loose in the next and final ME conflict, although I have my doubts.
Col. "Bo" Gritz, no flaming liberal he, had it pegged within days of the bombing as Iran's doing, in retaliation for the accidental shoot-down of an Iranian civil aviation Airbus by our Navy six months earlier. But then nobody would take seriously a "conspiracy theorist."
CORRECTION: That would be 18 years this coming July for TWA flight 800. (memory lapse)
I thought the same thing: tit-for tat.
Add-up Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and has undermined Turkey, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Quite a ‘resume enhancement’ in just 5 years.
What difference, at this point, does it make?
(This is why you just blow up all your enemies - certainty.)
The direction of the case shifted dramatically in the fall of 1990 as President George H.W. Bush was scrambling to assemble a coalition to drive Iraqi troops out of Kuwait. The Bush administration was in need of Iranian and Syrian help, too, in freeing U.S. hostages then held by Islamic militant groups in Lebanon.
And a most pertinent and valuable conclusion:
How did we get so far off track on this story? In part, by not having a truly independent media to investigate and report on the truth behind this case.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan meet in Sochi, Russia November 22, 2017. (photo credit: SPUTNIK/MIKHAIL METZEL/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)
The Three Amigos
That guy is a liar.
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