Alex Kane turns his attention this week to the DUP and speculates on its possible routes forward. He argues that the party’s position on changes needed do not amount to fundamental changes, but arrather represent a compliment to the pioneering work of his own party leader and former First Minister, David Trimble.
By Alex Kane
A few weeks ago I wrote a column in which I expressed the opinion that the DUP should cut to the chase and arrange a face-to-face with the IRA. This produced outrage from the usual sources within the DUP hierarchy, including Ian Paisley, who replied;
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