Peace is made in secret. It cannot be otherwise: peacemaking efforts have to be shielded from attack until enough progress has been made to justify talking to a hated enemy. But secrecy has a price.
In April 1993, that price was exacted from John Hume after he was seen in the company of Gerry Adams, the Sinn Féin president, as they emerged from a house in Derry. They had been meeting clandestinely for more than...
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