The truth about the bombing of a PanAm airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 will come out "one day, and hopefully in the near future," the only man convicted the bombing told Reuters in an interview aired Monday.
As we watch what could well be the fall of one of history's most murderous dictators, Moammar Gadhafi, unfolding, I am overwhelmed by a range of emotions. Like many of us, I feel like a sports fan cheering the rebels to victory. But I also feel a deep, visceral, personal (and morally suspect, I must admit) sense of revenge and schadenfreude.
A lawyer who helped negotiate the release of the only man convicted for the Lockerbie bombing said Thursday he was disgusted by the way Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi used it to win political advantage.
Horrible images of the slaughter happening in Libya have flooded our news, and I have received calls and e-mails asking me if I'm happy to see the murderous regime of the man who killed my brother nearing its end.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the circumstances surrounding the release of convicted Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbasset al-Megrahi from a Scottish prison last year.
Two U.S. senators have requested more information from the British and Scottish governments regarding the release of a Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pam Am Flight 103, which killed 270 people.
Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, announced Tuesday that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has delayed a hearing scheduled for Thursday on the release of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the Libyan man convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pam Am Flight 103.