Thursday September 24, 2020

Democracy built along sectarian fault-lines is doomed to fail

Tony Blair is a bit of a hero in Ireland.

22nd June, 2014
How could the same prime minister, who sued so hard for peace then work so diligently for war when it came to Iraq six years later?

Tony Blair is a bit of a hero in Ireland. He’s the British prime minister who delivered peace in the North. He’s also the man who joined George Bush to invade Iraq in 2003.

And as Iraq descends further into bloodshed and flames, the links between our Peace Process and their civil war are disturbing.

It’s hard to imagine the Good Friday Agreement without Blair and his original Secretary of State Mo...

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