No viable road back…

There are clearly some individuals and organisations that are not particularly happy about the settlement of the Republican Movement’s war with the UK. And in the Strabane area, there is even sufficient organisation to have mounted an attack on an off duty PSNI man out by Castlederg. Yet the prospects of prosecuting a successful ‘revolutionary struggle‘ are remote to say the least.

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