Diplomacy: We Want Them Out!

A killer goes free as an angry Britain sends Libya's "diplomats" packing

Somewhere over the western Mediterranean or southern France last Friday evening, a British Caledonian Airways jetliner heading northwest toward London crossed paths with a Libyan airliner flying southeast toward Tripoli. The planes were carrying home the second and final contingents of British and Libyan diplomats, thereby ending an eleven-day war of nerves between the two countries. It had begun a week earlier when an unidentified man fired shots through the windows of the Libyan embassy in London, killing a British policewoman and wounding eleven Libyan dissidents gathered outside...

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