Tag Skripal

Murder as addiction

For a long time I could not wrap my mind around the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko. Later I had trouble believing that Sergei Skripal had been poisoned by the Kremlin, until the evidence became incontrovertible. I could not explain to…

Joe Bean’s misfortune

Johnny Cash sang this at Folsom Prison 50 years ago: Yes, they’re hanging Joe Bean this morningfor a shooting that he never did.He killed twenty men by the time he was ten –he was an unruly kid. It might be…