The journalist and author of The Secret History of The IRA, Ed Moloney, gave his considered opinion on recent developments on RTE’s Morning Ireland(RealPlayer required) today – the ‘sabre rattling’ statements and the different realities compared to 10 years ago, including an end to the governments’ “destructive” habit of ‘turning a blind eye’. Most interestingly, though, he appears to suspect that there’s been a familiar hand “manoeuvring” the IRA into a position where it now has to make a “tough choice”.
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