“a bunch of outsiders came in and stole, er, native lands…”

Ed Moloney discusses the causes of conflict in a wider interview on wbai (Radio Free Eireann) on the new role of George Mitchell in the middle east.

It’s as if like the reason why there are conflicts is because you know people are irrational and they’re like spoiled kids or misbehaved kids or undisciplined kids and you bring them together and you lecture them and you tell them this is how you can live together. You know the reason why there is a conflict in Ireland is fundamentally the same reason there is a conflict in the middle east is that a bunch of outsiders came in and stole, er, native lands….

(Full interview can be found in the above wbai link. Scroll down to RFE on Sat 24th January and click play.)