War or Peace, by other means?

With the challenge to less inward looking here on Slugger, raised by one of our occasional commenters Mick de Dublin Anarchist, in mind, here are some thoughts on the practical parallels between Northern Ireland and the Middle East over at the Guardian.

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