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Orphaned by Job Loss: Voices of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this, the last blog of my series, I hope to leave my readers with more understanding of the possible impact of traumatic loss of a company like Pan Am on employees.

Changing Englewood's House of Terror Into a Home of Jewish Values

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Press reports this week stated that I was seeking to buy the Libyan compound next door to me in order to establish an international center for Jewish values. These reports are accurate.

Lockerbie Bomber Missing: Al-Megrahi Can't Be Reached, Reports Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UK authorities do not know where convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is. According to The Times, the Libyan national convicted of in...

'Flaws' In Key Lockerbie Evidence

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An investigation by BBC's Newsnight has cast doubts on the key piece of evidence which convicted the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi....

Why My Congressman is Wrong About the Libyan Mission in Englewood

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Earth to Congressman Steve Rothman, you represent the concerned citizens of Englewood, NJ not the oil-rich dictatorship of Libya.

Libyans Picked the Wrong New York City Realtor to Try to Dupe

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Vicky Ward

New York has a new hero in Jason Haber, who told the Libyan dictator's representatives that he would find them a lavish apartment only if they returned the Lockerbie bomber to Scotland.

The Colonel, Human Rights and Lockerbie

Tom Porteous | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Porteous

The furor over al-Megrahi's release has only deepened the suspicions of deal making and compromise that have tainted the West's decade-long efforts to rehabilitate Libya.

President Obama, Gordon Brown, Deaths in Afghanistan and More British Deception Over Lockerbie

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vicky Ward

If applause is what Gordon Brown wants, he's not getting it. When, for the sake of his country, is the British Prime Minister going to do the decent thing -- and resign?

The Lockerbie Cover-Up Must Be Investigated

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vicky Ward

The Sunday Telegraph claims that Libya paid three doctors for medical evidence that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie killer, had only two or three months to live.

Lockerbie And Libya's Other Internal Wars: The Families' Pain

Heba Morayef | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heba Morayef

How does a former pariah state deal with gross human rights abuses of the past? The UK, U.S. and Italy should encourage Libya to address the past, rather than allow all to be forgiven in the name of petrodollars.

Muammar Qadaffi -- The Great Survivor

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Rather than the "mad dog" he was called by Reagan, Muammar Qaddafi is far better described as a cross between a cat with nine lives and a sly fox.

Jack Straw Denies Claims That Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Was Released For Libyan Oil

The Guardian | Michael White and Severin Carrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The justice secretary, Jack Straw, today denied fresh allegations that he gave the Scottish government the green light to release Abdelbaset al-Megrah...

The Truth About Lockerbie May Now Never Come Out Thanks to Gordon Brown's Thirst for Libyan Oil

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vicky Ward

Megrahi's release and hero's welcome in Libya, along with the leak of two letters from Britain's justice minister, have prompted calls for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to stop evading the issue.

My Lai and Lockerbie Reconsidered

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Turse

A week ago, two convicted mass murderers leaped back into public consciousness as news coverage of their stories briefly intersected. One was freed from prison, the other expressed his contrition.

Times Of London: Lockerbie Bomber 'Set Free For Oil'

Times Online | Jason Allardyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British government decided it was "in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom" to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bo...

Lockerbie Outrage Continues: Just follow the Stench of Oil

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Another media report from Scotland raises the question as to whether doctors who promoted release of the mass murderer may have been paid by the Libyans.

Lockerbie Bomber Release Linked With Trade Talks: Gaddafi's Son

guardian.co.uk | Severin Carrell, Scotland Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown is under renewed pressure to release details about the UK's dealings with Libya after Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son said there was an "ob...

Britain's New Royalty -- The Oil Potentates

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Kowtowing to moneyed Middle Eastern and African oil interests may not be new, but as the release of the Lockerbie bomber shows, this has become Britain's new norm.

How the Lockerbie Bomber Got Away With It

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Wolff

The Brits are in a mess: They have freed the Lockerbie bomber for reasons that nobody truly, or reasonably, believes. And yet, maybe they know what they're doing.

Another Reason for a Truth Commission

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Don't the families of the victims of Iraq and the war on terror, and the nation as a whole, deserve a collective truth for the worst foreign policy blunder in our history?

The Lockerbie Bomber Speaks: "I’m Very, Very Happy"

Times Online | Martin Fletcher in Tripoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Is he the evil perpetrator of the deadliest terrorist attack in British history, or a sick old man, a loving father and grandfather, who has suffered ...

Yes, Scots, That's Outrageous

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

There's a wacked out reward system going on in world culture these days

Compassionate Release Redux

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

Take a moment to read these names. Read them all or read a few. If you're reading this and knew one of them, tell us who he was, tell us what she hoped to become.

Lockerbie Bomber's Release Linked To Trade Deal With Britain, Claims Qaddafi's Son

Telegraph | James Kirkup and Aislinn Simpson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Colonel Muammar Qaddafi's son, Saif, claimed the release of the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, was linked to trade deals between ...

The Lockerbie Trial: A Unique Moment in International Justice and Diplomacy

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia P. Schneider

The understandable outrage at the release of Megrahi should not overshadow the memory of the trial that brought him to justice.