Removing objections

Roy Garland suggests that an end to what he terms the dual strategy once famously capture by Danny Morrison in his phrase “the ballot box and the Armalite”, will bring commensurate challenges to Unionism.

“There will be nothing of substance left for anti-agreement people to hide behind having lost the ‘unreconstructed terrorists in government’ argument. Not that complete transformation can hap-pen immediately, as Gerry Adams reminds us, but even he can envisage a future without the IRA.”

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