1988

US

Saltany v Reagan & Thatcher 702 F Supp 319 1988

This suit was brought against civilian and military official of the US government and others on behalf of Libyans whose relatives were killed, who suffered personal injuries or whose property was damaged or destroyed by air strikes on Libyan targets.

Neither the British prime minister nor British government was subject to suit (act of state doctrine) Civilian and military official of US government who allegedly participated in planned air strikes were entitled to immunity