Volkert van der Graaf’s Sentencing and Standard Dutch Practice

Wednesday, April 16th, 2003

My amazement (expressed below in my previous entry) at the eighteen-year sentence given to the murderer of Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is an admittedly American point-of-view – but surely within the Netherlands there must be some dissension as well? (more…)

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War Brands

Saturday, April 12th, 2003

Which phrases has the War in Iraq added to those which will resonate down through history? “Shock and awe,” surely, for one. (more…)

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