The vitriol continues to grow over a Scottish justice minister’s controversial decision to grant early release to convicted Libyan terrorist Abdelbaset al-Megrahi for his role in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi’s plan to pitch his Sahara-sized tent in New Jersey — the home state of several Lockerbie victims — after he addresses the U.N. General Assembly in September is adding to the tension.

One lawyer who’s tangled with the Libyan government in a U.S. courtroom says he understands why the tumult won’t die down.

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