Khadhafi dead: Clinton promises Libya a bonanza

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 10/20/2011

The Obama Administration’s celebration of the killing of Libyan dictator Moamar Khadhafi by rebel fighters is expected to result in a financial bonanza for that war-torn nation’s fledgling government. During a meeting with leaders from the National Transitional Council yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised that the United […]

A Post-American Planet

“What we’re trying to do is save the world from the Republican budget. We’re trying to save life on this planet as we know it today.”

~Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader

Decline starts with the money, but it doesn’t stop there.

Mark Steyn National Review Online 7/30/2011

…I find […]

Libya: Mousa Kousa, Gaddafi’s foreign minister, defects to UK

Mousa Kousa says he is no longer willing to represent the regime in a morale boost for the rebels

Patrick Wintour, Richard Norton-Taylor, Nick Hopkins, and Chris McGreal The Guardian 31 March 2011

Muammar Gaddafi’s authority inside Libya suffered a significant blow when his foreign minister quit and fled to the UK in a specially […]

American Official Warns That Qaddafi May Lash Out With New Terrorist Attacks

Eric Schmitt The New York Times 3/18/2011

The United States is bracing for possible Libyan-backed terrorist attacks, President Obama’s top counterterrorism official said on Friday.

The official, John O. Brennan, said that the military attacks on civilians ordered in recent days by Libya’s leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, coupled with his track record as a sponsor […]

Megrahi threatened to reveal Gaddafi’s role in Lockerbie bombing unless he was released, it is claimed

The Lockerbie bomber blackmailed Col Muammar Gaddafi into engineering his release from a Scottish prison by threatening to reveal that the dictator ordered the devastating attack on Pan Am Flight 103, a former Libyan official has claimed.

Heidi Blake The Telegraph [UK] 28 February 2011

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi allegedly threatened “revenge” on Col Gaddafi […]

White House backed release of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi

Jason Allardyce and Tony Allen-Mills The Australian 7/26/2010

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 […]