Sunday 8 April 2012

Blair government and 'rendition'

I suppose it will take years to unravel the details of exactly how the Blair government collaborated with the Bush regime in carrying out war crimes. This article lifts the corner on one of them.

Can I select one paragraph from it?

Two weeks after the couple were rendered to Libya, Tony Blair paid his first visit to the country, embracing Gaddafi and declaring that Libya had recognised "a common cause, with us, in the fight against al-Qaida extremism and terrorism". At the same time, in London, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell announced that it had signed a £110m deal for gas exploration rights off the Libyan coast.