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The crater caused by Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie.

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

Full article: Pan Am Flight 103

Pan Am Flight 103 was destroyed by a bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland. This was little understood at the time, but may have been a covert assassination of UN Assistant Secretary-General, Bernt Carlsson, who was on his way to attend a ceremony at United Nations headquarters in New York to grant independence to Namibia.

United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, introduced in 1988, is one of three main drug treaties still in force.

Exposure of George Bush

Full article: Rated 5/5 George H. W. Bush/Exposure
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1988 saw the publication of two UG government documents about the CIA career of George H. W. Bush. One of these was the source for a July article by Joseph McBride in The Nation, entitled The Man Who Wasn't There, 'George Bush,' C.I.A. Operative[1] This report was picked up the 11 July 1988 issue of the New York Times, which headlined their story "'63 F.B.I. Memo Ties Bush to Intelligence Agency".[2]



Operation Paperclip8 May 19451990A transfer of top German scientists to USA.
Cold War194726 September 1991The official narrative had 2 diametrically opposed systems locked in combat with one another since soon after WW2. Each of the "superpowers" and its team of allies needed to outdo each other by creating ever more and deadlier weapons, creating a kind of perpetual war for perpetual peace, with the warring parties engaging mainly in covert/proxy wars. Deep state interests blossomed in the climate of fear and paranoia.
The Troubles19661998The sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland which flared into serious sustained violence through the summer of 1969
Operation Condor19681989US-backed campaign of assassination and terrorisation carried out in South America.
Inslaw19701990Complex financial/political fraud the full dimensions of which were never uncovered, but some of which were forced onto the official record.
FBI/Activities 1971-200119712001FBI activities between the official end of COINTELPRO and 911
Project STARGATE19781995Project STARGATE aimed to gain domination over entire nations by making them cede their autonomy and privacy to the controlling person or group.
Bofors Affair19791988A collective name for two deals in which the Swedish arms manufacturer Bofors was involved in, including smuggling and bribes.
Operation Cyclone19791992The first time the CIA officially met Osama Bin Laden, they deemed him part of the hero movement to protect the world against Soviet influence. In Operation Cyclone, the CIA funded him and allowed entire cities to become death traps with the narrative of giving Soviets their own Vietnam.
1980s Afghan war24 December 197915 February 1989Another episode of the Soviet Union and US imploding a third world country from inside by fuelling a civil war with weapon smuggling. Afghanistan has yet to recover.
Arms-to-Iraq19801988A series of arms deals by UK companies during the Iran-Iraq War, when there was a UK government-endorsed UN embargo on such sales.
Iran-Iraq war22 September 198020 August 1988An war from 1980-1988, that was ended with a UN-brokered ceasefire.
Ronald Reagan/Presidency20 January 198120 January 1989The Ronald Reagan administration 1981-1989
The secret war against Sweden27 October 19811994A large number of "Soviet" submarine intrusions in Swedish waters in the 1980s, in reality committed by NATO under false flag. The intrusions were about deception and PSYOPs, to change the mindset of the Swedes, to make them adapt to US interests.
Contaminated blood affair19832003For several years in the 1980s France knowingly exported tainted blood, killing thousands.
McMartin PreschoolAugust 1983July 1990The day care scandal that started the so-called "satanic panic" of the 80s. Covered up.
Al-Yamamah arms dealSeptember 1985August 2006A complex series of multi billion dollar arms for oil deals set up under the government of Margaret Thatcher, involving a bunch of deep state arms dealers, and her son - who earned £12 million. Fines levied have been in the hundreds of millions, while kickbacks amount to billions.
BRISPEC sting operation19861988FBI California entrapment that didn't touch Willie Brown
Savings and loan fraud19861995"The largest theft in the history of the world", carried out in broad daylight, with legislative assistance. So many US politicians were directly or indirectly involved, that it was never properly exposed and efforts are ongoing to try to hide the fact that it was no mere accident.
Le Cercle/1988 (South Africa)19881988Little known Cercle meeting
Franklin child prostitution ring19881991A US/Deep state backed child prostitution ring centered around Larry King that was partially exposed
Pergau Dam affair1988A "fateful arms-for-aid deal" signed off at the highest level.
Bilderberg/19883 June 19885 June 1988The 36th meeting, 114 participants
Air France Flight 29626 June 198826 June 1988Air crash blamed on pilot error. The investigation covered up several important aspects.
Iran Air Flight 6553 July 19883 July 1988A civilian jet airliner shot down by US Navy surface to air missiles on 3 July 1988 as it flew over the Strait of Hormuz
US/1988 Presidential election8 November 19888 November 1988
Brazzaville Protocol13 December 198813 December 1988
Pan Am Flight 103/Cover-up21 December 1988Just a few weeks after the December 1988 newspaper reports, Bernt Carlsson's name was more or less erased from the corporate media reporting of the Lockerbie event.
Pan Am Flight 10321 December 198821 December 1988When Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland on 21 December 1988, killing all 259 passengers and crew on board, news reports cited UN Assistant Secretary-General, Bernt Carlsson, as its highest-profile victim. US and British intelligence operatives, posing as Lockerbie investigators, ignored the evident targeting of the UN diplomat and instead focused on the jumbo jet. With the result that the wrong country was blamed and an innocent person convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.


New Groups

BlackRockBlackrock.pngCommercialWho owns a piece of everything? They do!
National Whistleblowers CenterNWC logo.pngAdvocacy organisationAdvocating Whistleblower Rights for Three Decades
Fiji Intelligence ServiceGroup.pngA former intelligence agency of the Republic of the Fiji Islands
Center for Security PolicyGroup.pngLobby
Liberal DemocratsLiberal Democrats.pngA liberal political party in the United Kingdom.
Delors committeeGroup.pngBilderberg dominated committee to set up the Euro
Office of National Drug Control PolicyGroup.png


New Websites

Pakistan ObserverPak-observer.pnghttp://PakObserver.netOne of the oldest and most widely read English-language daily newspapers of Pakistan.
Coast to Coast AMCoast to Coast AM.webphttp://www.coasttocoastam.com


Groups that were Wound Up

UK/Liberal PartyUK Liberal Party logo.png
Council of Foreign BondholdersGroup.pngBritish association by private holders of debt securities issued by foreign governments.
Atlantic InstituteGroup.pngTransatlanticTransatlantic think tank with similar goals to the Trilateral Commission, operational 1961-1988.
United Nations Commissioner for NamibiaCarlsson Pan Am 103.jpgChief Administrative Officer (Governor-in-waiting) of the UN Trust Territory Namibia, illegally occupied by apartheid South Africa (1971-1990)
Red BrigadesRed Brigades.svg
The 61Group.pngBrian Crozier's private intelligence agency, which he used to oppose the nuclear disarmament movement.
Resistance InternationalGroup.pngA spooky anti-communist anti-communist organisation that existed between 1983 and 1988




TitleBornDiedPlace of deathCause of deathSummaryDescription
Barry Bingham19061988Propagandist
Norman Skelhorn19091988LawyerDirector of Public Prosecutions for England who stated "when dealing with Irish terrorists any methods were justified."
Duncan Chaplin Lee19131988SpookUS soviet spook
Thomas Buchanan19191988France
Multiple myelomaAuthor
J. Douglas Gibson3 September 19091988BankerLittle known Canadian banker who attended the 1961 Bilderberg
Gaston Eyskens1 April 19053 January 1988Belgium
Politician3 term Prime Minister of Belgium
Isidor Rabi29 July 189811 January 1988New York
United States
PhysicistAmerican physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1944 for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance. 1961 Bilderberg.Office of Defense Mobilization. President's Science Advisory Committee. NATO Science Committee.
Con O'Neill3 June 191211 January 1988DiplomatUK diplomat who led the British delegation which negotiated the country's entry to the EEC and attended Bilderberg/1966. Interrogated Rudolf Hess when in Army Intelligence Corps during WW2.
Connie Mulder5 June 192512 January 1988CancerPoliticianA South African politician brought down by Muldergate.
Seán MacBride26 January 190415 January 1988Dublin
Prominent Irish and international politician, Nobel laureate
Angelo de Mojana di Cologna13 August 190518 January 1988Italy
James Theberge28 December 193020 January 1988JamaicaHeart attackDiplomat
US Cold War diplomat to Latin America
James Killian24 July 190429 January 1988United States
René Massigli22 March 18883 February 1988DiplomatFrench diplomat
Ernest Cuneo27 May 19051 March 1988Washington DCAuthor
Kurt Georg Kiesinger6 April 19049 March 1988Germany
War criminal?
Five early Bilderbergs, German Chancellor. Possible tool of the BND
Gudmund Harlem24 July 191722 March 1988Norway
Deep state operative
Turan Feyzioglu192224 March 1988Turkey
Attended the 1975 Bilderberg as Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
Dulcie September20 August 193529 March 1988France
ANC member, anti-apartheid activist, and political prisoner who went into exile in London. She was assassinated in Paris.
Edgar Faure18 August 190830 March 1988France
Double Bilderberger French PM
William McMahon23 February 190831 March 1988Australia
New South Wales
Potts Point
Evo Fernandes1944April 1988Portugal
Le Cercle attendee, Murdered in unclear circumstances.
Marius Holtrop2 November 19021 April 1988Economist
Central banker
Central banker. Worked for Shell in the 1930s. Was part of the commission that exposed Prince Bernhard's Lockheed Bribery Affair
Robert Mendelsohn13 July 19265 April 1988Doctor“Doctor-prescribed drugs of modern medicine kill more people than illegal street drugs.”
Denis Hamilton6 December 19187 April 1988LondonEditorUK Soldier, Editor of The Sunday Times 1961-197
Alan Paton11 January 190312 April 1988South Africa
John Stonehouse28 July 192514 April 1988Southampton
Paul Freeman29 June 190717 April 1988Monterey CaliforniaSoldierUS Army general who was Commander in Chief, United States Army Europe from 1962 to 1965.
Kim Philby1 January 191211 May 1988Russia
Soviet Union
Double agent
Willem Drees5 July 188614 May 1988PoliticianA beloved Dutch PM. Worked together with Intelligence agencies to set up Gladio-outfit Inlichtingen en Operatiën. Signed off on murdering Indonesians in the civil war. Tried to cover up troubles with faith healers and a "hand layer" in the Dutch royal family. Left his socialist Dutch labour party because of their "refusal" to move with neoliberal ways Joop den Uyl opted.
Frank WilleJuly 1988New YorkHeart attackLawyer
Victor Umbricht25 October 19154 July 1988Switzerland
Bilderberg Steering committee, 15 Bilderbergs
David Atlee Phillips31 October 19227 July 1988SpookWidely fingered as a key player in the JFK Assassination.
Antony Fisher28 June 19158 July 1988San FranciscoBusinessperson
Founded over 150 libertarian think tanks, including Institute of Economic Affairs, Manhattan Institute and Atlas Network.
Ole Myrvoll18 May 191116 July 1988Academic
Liberal Norwegian economist
Henri Hartung22 January 192126 July 1988AcademicSwiss academic who gave a presentation on The Internationalization of Business: The Social Aspect to the 1968 Bilderberg.
Allan Adair3 November 18974 August 1988United Kingdom
Edward Bennett Williams31 May 192013 August 1988Lawyer
John Wendell Holmes18 June 191013 August 1988Canada
London (Ontario)
Canadian diplomat and academic. Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations in early 1950. Attended two Bilderbergs in the 1960s
George Barry Bingham10 February 190615 August 1988BusinesspersonKentucky media owner who attended 3 Bilderbergs in the 1950s. Ran the Marshall Plan in France in 1949.
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq12 August 192417 August 1988Pakistan
Air disasterSoldier
Fred Peart30 April 191426 August 1988
William Sargant24 April 190727 August 1988Researcher
A UK equivalent of Dr. Ewen Cameron, who used insulin comas and ECT to destroy the minds of his subjects to save them.
Jean Marchand20 December 191828 August 1988Union organizerFrench-Canadian Catholic trade unionist and politician in Quebec, connected to Pierre Trudeau.
Ivo Nutarelli23 March 195028 August 1988Germany
Ramstein Air Base
Air disasterPilotItalian Air Force pilot witnessing or participating in the events around the shoot down of flight Itavia Flight 870 in 1980. Died in deadly acrobatic show accident in 1988.
Michael Goodwin31 January 19167 September 1988Spook
Lauris Norstad24 March 190712 September 1988Arizona
SoldierIn 1945, drew up plans to launch a nuclear attack on the USSR. Made SACEUR for over 6 years in the 1950s.
John Biggs-Davison7 June 191817 September 1988PoliticianUK politician who attended Le Cercle
Albert E. Jenner20 June 190718 September 1988Illinois
Haluk Özgül193024 September 1988Austria
DiplomatTurkish diplomat who attended the 1982 Bilderberg meeting.
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TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Dave Smith1988New YorkComedianAmerican libertarian comedian.
Eleni Antoniadou1988Greece
FraudsterDeep state-connected greek
Luana Génot1988Journalist
Television presenter
Brazilian uncritical promoter of COVID-19 vaccines
Ben Judah1988London
Deep state functionary
Deep state functionary rotating between working think tanks like the Atlantic Council, and media outlets, where he gets access to high-profile interview objects.
Sam Haskell1988Serial killer
Leah-Lynn Plante1988Seattle anarchist activist who was subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud1988November 2015The official "mastermind" behind the mass murder in Paris - died conveniently in police shootout.
Giulio Regeni15 January 198825 January 2016Spook
Styxhexenhammer66620 January 1988US
YouTuberAn American libertarian YouTuber.
Kelly Bovino30 January 1988ModelRan a children's charity for at-risk kids during her Jeffrey Epstein days called The Story Project. Virginia Giuffre stated "she sexually abused me with Epstein."
Michael ShanksMarch 1988Politician
Carrie Symonds17 March 1988Special AdviserWife of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Head of public relations at the Aspinall Foundation.
Gideon van Meijeren27 May 1988PoliticianDurch politician who made a strong start asking Mark Rutte about his letter to Klaus Schwab.
Pablo Hasél9 August 1988Author
'Jihadi John'17 August 1988Kuwait12 November 2015A British Arab man alleged to be the person seen in several atrocity videos obtained and published by SITE Intelligence Group - hard to tell fact from spin in the story, he is possibly a Wag the Dog person.
Viktoria Marinova19 August 1988Bulgaria
6 October 2018JournalistMarinova was an investigative journalist. After an interesting segment on alleged fraud with EU funds by businessmen and politicians - promising to uncover more about those individuals next week - Marinova was murdered in the most popular place for joggers in the city of Ruse. Although deemed a rape and murder, some of her belongings have never been found.
Patrick Collison9 September 1988Eire
County Limerick
Irish "self-made billionaire" who attended the 2017 Bilderberg
Joshua Schulte25 September 1988Whistleblower
Hope Hicks21 October 1988United States
PropagandistPublic relations executive for President Donald Trump
Raghav Chadha11 November 1988Politician
YGL 2022 who wrote a publicised letter to the Indian PM promoting the mandation of COVID jabs
'Destiny'12 December 1988YouTubeStarted as video streamer, now is known for debating people.


Party Member

Donald Johnston26 June 1936Attended 1997 Bilderberg as Secretary-General of the OECD.
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