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?

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty