Brian Lennon reflects on the stretching of deadlines, which in marked contrast to George Mitchell’s necessarily forced deadline of Good Friday 1998, seems to have bought time for the two main protagonists to get their own separate houses ready to do a deal with the other. Brian is Senior Programme Advisor with Community Dialogue, adn the article is an abstract from their latest report Peace Comes Dropping Slow.
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