Neal Ascherson is a Scottish journalist and writer.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
If We Aspire to Put the World Right, We Must be Sure of What is Wrong
There was never such a week of fearful images. As if mankind was a political prisoner, shown a run of blinding photo panels designed to shatter hope and force surrender. Those Libyan rebels in rags, facing the empty road down which the tanks will come.