Sutherland caught in crossfire over Gaddafi money

Irish businessman Peter Sutherland was among those inside the tent when former British prime minister Tony Blair visited Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in May 2007.

12th March, 2011

Irish businessman Peter Sutherland was among those inside the tent when former British prime minister Tony Blair visited Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in May 2007.

The tent was decorated with imprints of camels and shuddered with every gust of Saharan wind, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph at the time.

But it is an ill wind that doesn’t blow some good.

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