Silence on Britain's bloody secret war

The Irish media seems to be ignoring a new book that presents more evidence that British military were involved in the killing of over 120 innocent, writes Tom McGurk.

10th November, 2013
Of the 120 killed in the 1972-78 period, only one had a link with either Sinn Fein or the IRA.

In his defining counter-insurgency manual, Low Intensity Operations, the British Army's Kenyan and Aden war veteran Brigadier Frank Kitson wrote: ''Everything done by a government and its agents in combating insurgency must be legitimate. But this does not mean that the government must work within exactly the same set of laws during an emergency as existed beforehand. The law should be used as just another weapon in the government's arsenal, in which case it becomes...

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