Saturday, 20 September 2014

CIA's rôle in the Pan Am 103 investigation and trial

This is the title of a document from the CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence Oral History Program which has very recently been disclosed under the United States federal Freedom of Information Act (5 USC § 552). It is heavily redacted but nevertheless provides a fascinating insight into the part played by the CIA in the investigation of the Lockerbie disaster, in the building of the prosecution case against Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and Lamin Fhimah and at the trial. The document is a very lengthy one but is nonetheless required reading for anyone interested in the Lockerbie trial débacle.

I am grateful to Dr Ludwig de Braeckeleer for drawing this document to my attention.


  1. Living with the "Lockerbie Affair", 2014:

    The secret document from CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence (Oral History Program) approved for Relaease - indicates true and credible CIA knowledge !
    Reason: Only the CIA know, that 25 pieces MST-13 timer (not only 20 MST-13 timer) were sopplied to the Libyan Military Procurement, 1985/86, by MEBO Ltd.
    The late Mr. Abdel Baset al-Megrahi and the ex 'Gadhafi's Regime' in Libya have nothing to do with the bombing on Pan Am 103, over Lockerbie !

    by Edwin Bollier, MEBO Ltd. Telecommunication Switzerland. Webpage:

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