Skip to comments.FLASHBACK 2010: White House backed release of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi
Posted on 06/01/2014 1:23:14 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
THE US government secretly advised Scottish ministers it would be "far preferable" to free the Lockerbie bomber than jail him in Libya.
Correspondence obtained by The Sunday Times reveals the Obama administration considered compassionate release more palatable than locking up Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in a Libyan prison.
The intervention, which has angered US relatives of those who died in the attack, was made by Richard LeBaron, deputy head of the US embassy in London, a week before Megrahi was freed in August last year on grounds that he had terminal cancer.
The document, acquired by a well-placed US source, threatens to undermine US President Barack Obama's claim last week that all Americans were "surprised, disappointed and angry" to learn of Megrahi's release.
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Terrorists have a friend in the White House. 0bama is a traitor and a criminal. The FedGov is a criminal enterprise.
I can’t stand to learn one more thing this wicked, wicked pres’ent has done to undermine this country! Not one.
Whatever makes the US look worse is the course zerObama will take.