Irish America won over by Adams

In January, the republican movement appeared to be in major trouble in the US.

30th July, 2005

In January, the republican movement appeared to be in major trouble in the US. The killing of Robert McCartney, the Northern Bank robbery and the relentless focus of the US and British and Irish media on criminality appeared to spell gloom and doom.

Suddenly, the collapse of the peace talks before Christmas began to loom large. Questions were being posed as to the true intentions of Sinn Féin, and for the first time some of...

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