THE MALTESE DOUBLE CROSS -- ILLUSTRATED SCREENPLAY & SCREENCAP GALLERY
[Man] We don't actually expect them to be handed over and we oppose handing them over, even if they wished it themselves.
[Lamin Khalifah Fhima, Libyan suspect] I'll never forget hearing my name [illegible] in the media. I still remember that I heard it on a Wednesday night. On the Thursday, I tried to get in touch with the police station in my district. They had no special instructions so I gave myself up to the authorities.
[Man] [Illegible] its integrity and its right to live freely. This is an insult. [Illegible].
If we give up our children and constitution, that would be an insult.
It is an insult to our martyred hero fathers and grandfathers.
[Narrator] Ghadamis, 700 kilometers from the Libyan coastal plain, the place where we had lunch the legend says. Two camel drivers meeting and having lunch, one to come back to where he had left something, so the place where they had lunch.
Walled oasis city, rebel territory, already in Phoenician times, when in 1911 the Italian army invaded Libya, as the Libyans were pushed back after the death of Omar Mokhtar, the Libyan leader hanged by the Italians in 1931, it was to this rock, the citadel in the desert, near Ghadamis, that the Libyan survivors withdrew. To emerge. To raid the Italians. To ambush the French Foreign Legion.
Then for four years during World War II the Italians and Germans, English, French and [inaudible] push each other back and forth to the great Libyan desert. Since 1911, one million Libyan dead piling up.
There would be no surrender of sovereignty.
Again, a hand, a bag, and a baggage tag and now, a boy.
[Jafaar family member] [Illegible] family tell him we send you to Germany. From Germany you can go to America. They give him this address.
In Germany, he stay some friend, and what he put in his bag is the tape recorder. That's what we think. Hizbollah is behind Khalid what he done to him.
[Narrator] Lebanon. Bekaa. Baalbeck.
And on the ridge, another Israeli air strike. The people that Israel is targeting, Hizbollah. Drugs and terrorism. Hostage country.
[Steve Donahue, DEA undercover agent] I came to be involved with the DEA. I got involved in trafficking cannabis products and eventually was arrested and struck a secret plea agreement with the government whereby they eventually decided to send me to Lebanon, not for cannabis products but to basically bust the largest heroin producers on the planet.