- the Iraq/Iran war from 1980 to 1988, that we were fuelling with our arms supplies to both sides; and,
- the belief that we are the policeman of the world and that we must protect our oil supplies, and our possessions around the world.
Thursday, 10 September 2009
An American warship, Vincennes, shot down an Iranian Airbus five months before the American airliner was brought down over Lockerbie in December 1988. This careless, gung ho shooting by our side may have led to the revenge attack on PanAm 103. It is likely that the USS Vincennes would not have been in the Persian Gulf if it was not for