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22nd July, 2018

When we talk about the achievement of peace in the North, we still talk about the Peace Process - not simply about the Peace.

This is revealing: though the aim was lasting peace, the method was to devise a process that could achieve peace in the short-term while suspending points of intractable conflict for tackling later in the process.

Twenty years on from the supposed end-point, the Good Friday Agreement, the process is still ongoing....

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