Libya's Gadhafi's New Jersey camping trip
The State Department said Wednesday it continues to talk to Libyan officials about next month's visit to the New York area by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.The guy should be arrested for ordering the the Pan Am bombing. He could use some time in Gitmo and not in a park setting in New Jersey. He may be tone deaf or he may be just trying to rub our nose in the mess he has made of the release of the terrorist. Either way he should have limited mobility around the UN at most.
State Department spokesman Ian Kelly continued to hold out the possibility of a compromise over Gadhafi's reported plans to pitch his Bedouin tent on the grounds of a Libyan diplomatic residence in suburban New Jersey during his visit to participate in the annual United Nations General Assembly.
Gadhafi last week permitted a large welcome for Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
Al Megrahi was released by Scottish authorities on compassionate medical grounds and the celebration of his homecoming has infuriated some families of the Pan Am 103 victims, some of whom live in New Jersey....