VOL. XLIV

No. 06

5-February-2001

LIBYA

Lockerbie Decision FurtherComplicates Re-Entry Of US Firms To Libya

The decision of the Scottish courtsitting in The Hague on 31 January to sentence one of the Libyan defendants inthe Lockerbie trial for a minimum of 20 years in prison has complicated furtherthe possible re-entry of US firms to Libya (for a political analysis of thecase, see C Section). Far from drawing a line under the controversy, theverdict means that the Lockerbie incident will continue...