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Gerry Adams

Truth, Justice, and Accountability: The Luck of the Irish?

Jack Healey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Jack Healey

Let the memory of Abu Ghraib be a cautionary warning to all citizens everywhere of the need to protect human rights even in times of war. Let accountability have a form and a process and let the outcome be reconciliation.

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.

Woman In IRA Tape Scandal Found Dead

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

DUBLIN -- An Irish Republican Army veteran who accused Sinn Fein party chief Gerry Adams of involvement in IRA killings and bombings has been found de...

Will Gerry Adams Face Trial Over IRA Past?

AP | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

DUBLIN -- A trans-Atlantic legal showdown could determine whether Gerry Adams, the Irish republican chieftain long at the center of Belfast war and pe...

Queen Elizabeth Visit to Ireland Fraught With Violence Fears

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 07.16.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

The Queen's visit crosses another symbolic chasm between two islands who have been at odds for most of 800 years. If it is a success it marks another chapter in a new departure between the two countries.

Make a Joyful Noise

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

What's Egypt got that America has apparently lost? An authentic yearning to be free. How else to account for obscene genuflecting to Ronald Reagan...

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...

Northern Ireland Deal Reached: Protestants Accept Plan To Share Government With Catholics

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Lawmakers from Northern Ireland's major Protestant party have unanimously backed a compromise plan with the Catholic...

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...