Denis Bradley has suggested that Nationalists that have previously made the required leap of faith and public supported the policing boards, may have to reconsider. In the face of the pro-longed political stalemate, they are amongst those groups who are facing the greatest political strain, as the Republican areas they often spring from are not being policed properly.
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