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The Unintended Consequences of Brexit

David de Sola | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
David de Sola

Congratulations, Brexit voters. You got what you wanted and opened the proverbial Pandora's Box. Now you get to own the consequences of your actions.

Sinn Fein To Push For United Ireland Vote

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 06.24.2016 | World

BELFAST (Reuters) - A British vote to leave the European Union intensifies the case for a vote on whether Northern Ireland should leave the United Kin...

Friday Talking Points -- Deconstructing GOP Absurdity

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The basic Republican position isn't that hard to understand. It is: "We are going to deny Barack Obama a third Supreme Court pick, unless Hillary Clinton wins the presidency." That is precisely what some of them believe.

Ireland Faces Tumultuous Future As Voters Reject Establishment

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.27.2016 | World

By Padraic Halpin and William James DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's ruling coalition was ousted by voters angry at the country's uneven recovery, results...

Sinn Féin Joins List of Surging Anti-Austerity Forces in Europe

Kevin A. Lees | Posted 02.23.2016 | World
Kevin A. Lees

Polls show that Sinn Féin, which hopes to capitalize on several factors toward what would be a historic victory, could wind up as the second-largest party for the first time in the history of the Republic of Ireland.

Head Of Major Irish Political Party Linked To Horrific Wartime Murder

The New Yorker | Posted 03.09.2015 | World

Gerry Adams has long denied being a member of the I.R.A. But his former compatriots claim that he authorized murder....

Gerry Adams

Paula Gordon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Media
Paula Gordon

I have no special knowledge of the Troubles. But I am personally acquainted with Mr. Adams. I found him to be a man of peace, not of violence, when we welcomed him to our program in 2004.

Shining Lights

Paula Gordon | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The human animal is, quite reasonably, afraid of the dark. When living in it, we seek light. In accepting the reality of Nelson Mandela's death, my sad heart is drawn to the light of hope he offers us all: history will be what we make of it.

The Real IRA Lesson for U.S. in Middle East Peace

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

Perhaps the notion of Hamas at peace talks sounds so far fetched as to be beyond the pale. It shouldn't be. An outreach from the United States worked in Ireland and it could work in the Middle East.

The Media's Role in Combating Unilateral Points of View

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The following summarizes the author's comments at a round table this week to launch UNESCO's World Report "Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercu...

Belfast Violence Erupts Around Parades

The Independent | David McKittrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A number of police officers were injured in scattered incidents in various parts of Northern Ireland yesterday as tensions rose in the wake of traditi...

Northern Ireland Needs Its Own Version of "Brown vs The Board of Education" - and Fast

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The blood-spilling of the past week - and the rock-solid resistance to it - should lead us to a new political cry. Prime Minister Brown, Taoiseach Cowen, First Minister Robinson - tear down this wall between Northern Ireland's children.

Northern Ireland Attacks Unite Region's Politics

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two deadly attacks on Northern Ireland security forces in the past few days have raised fears that the province may be returning to an era of violence...