Truth is stranger than fiction in this ‘truth no-one’ era

WITHIN days we should learn what type of nerve agent was used, and whether the victim is expected to recover from the attack – but it’s likely to take much longer for the full geopolitical consequences to become clear. I’m talking, of course, about the latest plot development in Homeland, the US espionage drama that started from the premise of “you don’t need to be mad to work for the CIA, but it helps”, and has been running with it for seven series.

Many viewers abandoned the show when they considered it had become too far-fetched … which is a shame, because now real life has caught up.

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Published in The Herald on April 13 2018

Published by Shona Craven

Writer, editor, talking head

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