Trimble brings some insight into the struggle between the state and it’s oppositional forces:
“If you take a person out, what will result is that a new person will come in to replace him. You’re more successful by leaving people in position, monitoring them and disrupting their activities. It also helps if their activities are centralized. The centralization of the IRA helped us.”
Thanks to Emily for the link.
Update: Trimble keeps up the pressure on Sinn Fein in the US media.