Author

 
Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell

    Lessons the West must learn from this tyrant's death
    Lessons the West must learn from this tyrant's death
    Someone thought they saw fear in his eyes, but it was hard to be sure. Saddam Hussein went quietly to the gallows. Given the momentous nature of...
    Why bullying Iran is not an option
    Why bullying Iran is not an option
    This week, barring a last-minute climb-down, Iran may get back to building a nuclear bomb. It is a small moment, and a big one. Small because the...
    George Best: A hero for our times
    George Best: A hero for our times
    Football follows the Lazarus principle. One-nil down and we Arsenal fans start to despair in the North Bank at Highbury. But it's never over until...
    Jackson's trial, our error
    Jackson's trial, our error
    Someone must have been telling lies about Joseph K. For, without doing anything wrong, he was arrested one fine morning. So begins The Trial, whose...