Patrick Smith

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Michael Collins: “there is no crime in detecting and destroying, in war-time, the spy and the informer”

Why did Bloody Sunday happen? To answer this question, we need to go back to 1918 when Michael Collins was introduced to Eamon Broy. Broy was a detect(...)

A Boeing 777 Malaysian Airlines, similar to the aircraft that went missing on March 8th. Photograph: Reuters

On a December afternoon in 1872, midway between the Azores and the coast of Portugal, one Captain Morehouse spied a Canadian brigantine, a smal(...)