Death of a Despot
In Muammar Gaddafi, the Arab Spring has claimed its first casualty among rulers (“The Spring after the Colonel”, November 7). The Libyan people have clearly opted for rough and ready justice.
MEGHANA. A, United Kingdom The ghastly manner in which Muammar Gaddafi met his end was expected. The death of the Libyan strongman reinforced the fact that autocratic rule based on bloodshed and violence would meet the same fate.
K.R. SRINIVASAN, Secunderabad