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Why wasn't PanAm 103 Over Lockerbie Treated the Same?

Reader comment on item: EgyptAir Probe Uncovers Anti-Americanism

Submitted by bms, Tripoli, Libya (United States), Jun 27, 2007 at 15:02

Doesn't Conspiracy thinking dominate American and Western thinking when it comes to Arabs and Muslims? So, why deny the same free thought for other people?

Imagine if PanAm 103 crashed over Libya and the Libyan authorities conducted the investigation solo and without intervention from outside, would the U.S. government and American public have accepted the results of Libya's investigation? Would they have believed that the PanAm flight's pilot purposely committed suicide and crashed or blew up the plane?

The Americans and the Europeans always sent their own investigating teams in any accident that took place and involving American or European personne and did not accept the opinion of any one else.

This arrogance, double standards and hegemony is what gives bad taste for the West not only in the Middle East, but everywhere.


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