In part two of the article, we suggested that
Kelly’s mistreatment by MoD had made him a resentful employee
and, with all his dangerous knowledge, a prime candidate for
However, information new to this writer since
that article provides a much stronger motive for the
assassination of Dr. Kelly.
For several months, Kelly had been
communicating with Victoria Roddam, a commissioning editor for
Publications based in Oxford. One week before Kelly’s
death, she had sent him an e-mail that said in part, “I think
the time is ripe now more than ever for a title which addresses
the relationship between government, policy and war - I’m sure
you would agree.” They had been discussing Kelly authoring a
book to be published by Victoria’s company.
Another document found among Kelly’s effects
at his home and removed by police was an undated hand-written
note from Roddam with a list of suggested topics to be included
in the book, any one of which would have sent the elite in
several countries into a containment mode.
One such topic was the ethics of biological
warfare, a sticking point that could be responsible for a string
of deaths of world-class microbiologists in various countries.
A second one was the involvement of
corporations in biological warfare.
A third was the role of the pharmaceutical
and biotech industries in biowarfare as well as prevention and
Yet another was the connection between Russia
and Iraq with WMD.
Victoria had also listed a look at the
proliferation in the arms trade as well a look into the Royal
United Services Institute-Whitehall.
Finally, in the document there was a cryptic
one-line reference to the rules of the
Royal Institute of International
Recall Kelly was a neophyte member of the
RIIA and likely would not have known what rules, if any, the
organization had on members authoring books on sensitive
subjects. He probably would have inquired disclosing his
intentions. He also may have discussed it with his fellow member
and confidante, Olivia Bosch.
It would have been in character for him to
discuss the project with Judith Miller and perhaps seek her
advice as she had authored several books on topic. He may even
have discussed it with his spiritual advisor Mai Pederson.
At any rate, Kelly’s and Victoria’s project
was no longer a secret (if it ever was). And now David Kelly has
joined the growing list of world-class microbiologists who have
met mysterious deaths and/or been murdered.
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