POLITICAL observations & opinions

* Bolton says Brits involved in Lockerbie release; was the U.S.?

Posted by Lew Weinstein on August 25, 2009

Worldwide News Agency AFP writes (8/25/09) …

  • John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations who has criticised his release, accused Brown’s government of being heavily involved in reaching the decision.
  • “The notion that somehow the government in London didn’t participate in the decision that Secretary MacAskill made is just fanciful,” Bolton told the BBC’s Newsnight late Monday.
  • “This was a decision that the government in London wanted and it’s the decision they got.”

read the entire article at … http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090825/wl_uk_afp/britainlibyausattackslockerbie_20090825083109

LMW COMMENT …

It is looking more and more that this was far from a loose-cannon decision by a Scottish official. And if the Brits were involved, can U.S. hands be far behind? And, if so, where will President Obama’s outrage be directed?

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