An extract from Secret Affairs on the British plot in the mid-1990s by Mark Curtis While Bin Laden was drafting his declaration of jihad in early 1996, British intelligence was plotting with al-Qaida-associated terrorists in Libya to assassinate Colonel Qadafi. Qadafi had long challenged British interests and Western hegemony in the Middle East and Africa. The revolution that brought him […]
The verdict in the trial that convicted Ali al-Megrahi of the Lockerbie bombing is a tragedy for Scotland and Scottish justice, says Jim Swire – whose daughter Flora was among those killed in the tragedy by Staff Writers (Ekklesia) Dr Swire, who announced that in his 75th year he will be stepping back from campaigning while the Justice for Megrahi […]
Begin with the fact that one of Gadhaffi’s first acts after deposing the western puppet King Idris was to evict the US from its only military base on the continent. This act, taken four decades ago, left the US in the position of having to base its AFRICOM force, established in October, 2008, in Stuttgart, Germany, laying bare the nature of this “alliance.”
an introduction to the series of videos on ‘chilcotreports’ and a look at the make-up of the chilcot inquiry team. are these people to be trusted with the question of war crimes?