CIA, MI-6 had ties to Gaddafi intelligence

One of the little goodies that the west gave Gaddafi after he solemnly promised not to build any more WMD - after getting caught red handed - was cooperation with the CIA and British MI-6 - some of it eye opening. New York Times: Although it has been known that Western intelligence services began cooperating with Libya after it abandoned its program to build unconventional weapons in 2004, the files left behind as Tripoli fell to rebels show that the cooperation was much more extensive than generally known with both the C.I.A. and its British equivalent, MI-6. Some documents indicate that the British agency was even willing to trace phone numbers for the Libyans, and another appears to be a proposed speech written by the Americans for Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi about renouncing unconventional weapons. The documents were discovered Friday by journalists and Human Rights Watch. There were at least three binders of English-language documents, one marked C.I.A. and the other two marked...(Read Full Post)