Slowly changing landscape

Sound analysis from John Murray Brown this morning. He perceptively refers to long term development of this process, and George Mitchell’s observation that “if Mr Paisley had not boycotted the negotiations [1998] there would probably not have been an agreement”. So was the boycott a positive move to allow the Agreement to take shape, or simply a straightforward protest?

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