1988

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Decade.png 1980s: )    Year.png 1988 
Lockerbie-aerial.jpg
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.  

Events

Event
Operation Paperclip
Cold War
The Troubles
Operation Condor
1980s Afghan war
Arms-to-Iraq
Iran-Iraq war
Al-Yamamah arms deal
Savings and loan fraud
Pergau Dam affair
Franklin child prostitution ring
Bilderberg/1988
Iran Air Flight 655
Pan Am Flight 103/Cover-up
Pan Am Flight 103
 

New Groups

GroupImageDateType
Center for Security PolicyGroup.png1988 - PresentLobby
National Whistleblowers CenterNWC logo.png1988 - PresentAdvocacy organisation
 

New Website

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EventImageDateURL
Pakistan ObserverPak-observer.png1988 - Presenthttp://PakObserver.net
 

Groups that were Wound Up

GroupImageDate
Council of Foreign BondholdersGroup.png1868 - 1988
United Nations Commissioner for NamibiaCarlsson Pan Am 103.jpg27 October 1966 - 21 December 1988
The 61Group.png13 February 1977 - 1988
 

A Quotation

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