CNBC: Released Lockerbie Bomber's 'Welcome Back' Could Have Implications for U.S. Business
Here’s a lesson in international affairs – the president’s handling of foreign policy can have a profound impact on American business.
Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of murdering 270 people when a bomb he planted on Pan-Am Flight 103 blew up over
CNBC “Street Signs” host Erin Burnett said there were reports that “thousands of people were there to greet” the released bomber. According to Burnett, this went against President Barack Obama’s wishes.
“President Obama this afternoon said he objected to letting that bomber go and that
The takeaway – if the Libyan government were somehow involved, the weak relationship between
“If this situation goes south,
“[T]here are big business deals at stake,” Burnett said. “There’s a construction project of American firm AECom we visited in
However, according to CNBC, the immediate reaction to the convicted bomber’s arrival in
“You heard the president – he just said there, ‘There should be no welcome,’” Burnett said. “But thousands were greeting the convicted bomber. This is perhaps a very big story for business.”