The Senegal Timer: Ahmed Khalifa NIASSE (2017)

“I think Gaddafi’s death was in a very honorable condition, fighting with his gun the foreigners attacking him from the sky in his country where he was born.”

Ahmed Khalifa NIASSE

Ahmed Khalifa Niasse with French President Nicolas Sarkozy

We  know that two Libyan nationals (El saber and El Marzouk) as well as a Senegalese person (Ahmed Khalifa Niasse) were arrested on 20 February 1988 at Dakar airport for attempting to smuggle weapons and explosives into the country.

According to Colonel Gaye,

“NIASSE, when interviewed, claimed that both MARZOUK and SABER were terrorists and that he had been asked to set them up. Niasse however refused to disclose his contact who had been acting on his behalf.” Continue reading

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The Senegal Timer: Interview of Colonel Babacar Gaye (2017)

“The Americans knew all about this operation and were in Senegal. The CIA have seen all the items recovered from the three persons. They carried out their examinations of these items here in Senegal and took photographs of them. Those ones that you have shown me. They carried out detailed examinations of these items and at the end of it said the material was defective.”

Colonel Babacar Gaye


On 18/07/1990, DI William Williamson interviewed Babacar Gaye, a Senegalese “Colonel de Gendarmerie”, regarding the arrests made at Dakar Airport on the 20th February 1988.

Colonel Gaye confirmed that two Libyan nationals (El saber and El Marzouk) as well as a Senegalese person (Niasse) were arrested on that night. Continue reading

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The Senegal Timer: Police Report (2017)

“This arm, fitted with a silencer, had no compatible ammunition. In the same briefcase, a packet of 25 bullets 9 mm was found. These bullets did not have a compatible arm either.”

Police Report

Beretta 7.§( mm

Beretta 7.56 mm

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The Senegal Timer: Introduction (2017)

”At least on the intelligence level, the case has now been made for Libyan participation in the destruction of Pan Am Flight 103. The timing device that was incorporated in the bomb that brought down 103 was of Libyan origin.”

New York Times — October 10 1990

On May 31 2015, I began blogging on the ‘Senegal Chapter’ of PT/35(b). At the time, I mostly reported the known facts and I posted — as quickly as possible — the various original documents related to the case. (Police reports, interviews, CIA cables…)

The time has come to reflect on these known facts and original documents. Until now, this sub-story has received little attention from journalists, authors, and investigators because, prior to John Ashton’s  immense discovery that PT/35(b) could not have been part of a MST-13 Timer delivered to Libya, there was little reason to investigate these events. Continue reading

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Lockerbie: Was PT/35(b) Evidence Fabricated?

DP/10 is undoubtedly the smallest and most important piece of evidence Lockerbie experts have never heard of.

On this shortest and saddest day, I have decided to re-post this analysis. It is my hope that serious investigators will follow this potentially very important lead. Warm Regards, Ludwig.

DP/508 A

DP/508 A

Before and after the identification of PT/35(b), the police consulted a British company called Circuit Foil UK about the copper used on both PT/35b and the Thuring boards.

One of their projet managers – Michael Whitehead – looked at both PT/35(b) and DP/347(a) – The Thuring board supplied to MEBO – and concluded that the copper on the Thuring boards had been made earlier. Continue reading

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The Togo Timers: Preliminary Results of Our Investigation

“In our opinion, it is very likely that the Togo Timers were actually planted by a  US Intelligence Agency in order to feed false accusations to the media about “Libyan Terrorism” activities in the context of the 1986 Disinformation Campaign.”


Former CIA Graham Fuller

How and why? There was probably a minor event on or around 23 July 1986. With or without help from Libya, these individuals were carrying explosive and FLASH TIMERS. Continue reading

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Boeing 747 — The End of an Era?

“Aviation investigations are replete with accident scenarios that couldn’t happen. And given the lack of bomb evidence so far, neither scenario has been ruled out, officials said.

First is the possibility that the doomed plane’s front section, which has a history of structural fatigue cracks and must undergo regular inspections, simply unzipped from the rest of the plane as weakened structural frames gave way.”

Washington Post August 1 1996

Boeing has delivered more than 1,500 of the jets since 1970. Now, the company says  it might stop production of the 747.


The destruction in flight of three Boeing-747 remains the subject of intense debates to this day: AIR INDIA 182, PAN AM 103, and TWA 800. Continue reading

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