End Spineless Prosecutions

BY A FORMER BRITISH ARMY SERGEANT MAJOR The young man carefully approaches the recruiting sergeant, intent on being ‘just like him’. He’s smart, worldly, well turned out and confident – he wants to join the 350-year-old going concern that is the British Army. The sergeant welcomes his interest and informs him of all the available options to improve his character. How to better his lifestyle, … Continue reading End Spineless Prosecutions

Decorate Not Investigate

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Despite vicissitudes, the Good Friday Agreement settled in Belfast on Good Friday, on the 10th April 1998, has lasted well. If it can persist for a couple more generations, then perhaps those still restless characters in the Republic and in Northern Ireland can get accustomed to peace-driven progress and put the tragedy of past troubles behind them for good. Ugliness has surfaced … Continue reading Decorate Not Investigate