"This 300-page story of fascinating investigative, judicial, and diplomatic activity provides extraordinary insights into the intricacies of counter terrorism in all its multiple aspects."

Amb. Thomas E. McNamara, American Diplomat

"Gripping, shocking, forensic: a true legal thriller that captured me entirely."

Philippe Sands, author of East West Street



"Moves along quickly and resembles a spy thriller."

Wall Street Journal


"[A] delineation of a complex, important court case against Libyan terrorism that required years to extract accountability and compensation for the victims."



"An engrossing, well-paced and tautly written book by an author who, not surprisingly given his role in the events he describes, has complete mastery over his material."

Literary Review


"[A] fast-paced drama that reads like a John le Carré espionage novel. If you start it, make sure you have nothing else to do, because you won’t be able to put it down until you finish."

The Jerusalem Post


"Newberger deftly breaks down the diplomatic flourishes and political motivations of the four countries involved in a complex web of determining culpability for state-sponsored terrorism. This is an engrossing and approachable narrative that skillfully distills the intricacies of this niche of international law and sensitively conveys the sorrows of the loved ones seeking a measure of justice."

Publishers Weekly


"In the war against terrorism, lawyers can make a difference. Author Stuart Newberger demonstrates what one committed lawyer can accomplish. A must read for all those interested in how the rule of law can be an important weapon in the ongoing struggle."

Kenneth Feinberg, former Special Master of the Federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund


"Gripping…The Forgotten Flight is both a thriller and a detective story, but - more importantly - it shows how the rule of law can be used to make terrorists financially accountable for crimes against innocents."

Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames