Browne on IRA statement

I am writing to register my disappointment atVincent Browne's article in which he poses the following question: why didn't the ‘Provos' use politics all along?

6th August, 2005

Surely Mr Browne is aware of the political history of the Six County statelet? Against a background of pogroms and brutalising of civil rights protesters, it is hard to see where the political route lay. Does he seriously believe that the likes of Paisley would have one day realised “Oh,we should start treating the Fenians better'‘? Against this background,war is an unfortunate but inevitable outcome.The problemthis poses is that in a situationwhere there is no...

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