Lockerbie: How It All went Wrong

The release of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi last month allowed everyone to blame everyone else. But it also demonstrated what short memories people have these days.

You can read the rest of my article about the freeing of the Lockerbie bomberr in the new print edition of Standpoint or on the website here.

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens