A commentary on the case of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, convicted of the murder of 270 people in the Pan Am 103 disaster.
Saturday, 15 August 2015
And so it begins...
"I will never apologize for the United States — I don't care what the facts are... I'm not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." - Vice-President George H W Bush on the presidential campaign trail, quoted in Newsweek on 15 August 1988, six weeks after the USS Vincennes had shot down Iran Air flight 655 in the Persian Gulf killing all 290 on board.