An attack near the Parliament of the United Kingdom during which a terrorist killed four people comes at the same time as US jets bomb a school in the village of al-Mansoura, near Raqqa, killing thirty-three civilians. None of these are more important than the other. Both are horrendous. They should give us pause.
Our days are hallucinations, with violence always at the edge of consciousness.
The first story I share with you this week is from Libya - a country torn into shreds by NATO's 2011 war. Tripoli has been gasping for air over the past