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Libya: USE Consul Belfast to State (“Sinn Fein/IRA attack US British, and Irish Governments and defend Gadaffi in more explicit terms than usual”) [adoption of “a more prominent apologist role on Libya than is ordinarily the case”] [declassified 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: State Department Electronic Reading Room, FOI Case 2009-03792
Editorial comments: 1549Z. Read other documents selected from this file.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (USA), Media, Northern Ireland, Terrorism, British relations with the US