Tony Blair’s disturbing links to Gaddafi

The good old Tony Blair that we all know and love. What kind of “peace envoy” would be involved in an oil-for-convicted terrorist deal? The Independent:

Tony Blair’s shadowy links with Muammar Gaddafi were thrust into the spotlight again last night after it emerged that he met the former Libyan dictator twice for secret talks in the run-up to the release of the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.

A collection of documents found in Tripoli have revealed that Mr Blair was flown to Libya twice on one of Colonel Gaddafi’s private jets after he left office in the UK, according to a report in The Sunday Telegraph. In the letters and emails, Mr Blair’s private office repeatedly refers to Gaddafi as “The Leader”.

The meetings, in 2008 and 2009, came at a time when Libya was threatening to cut all business links with the UK if Abdelbaset al-Megrahi stayed in a British jail.


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