FAR be it for me to comment on the Northern Ireland situation. My understanding of the matter comes in the form of music and some movies — similar to some Irish basing their vision of America on John Wayne and the sort.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2009
I DO not share Maurice O’Connell’s historically and politically flawed analysis (Letters, September 22) that the inability of British and Irish Lisbon ‘no-noes’ to understand the European project is due in part to the fact that they did not share, “even in a grandfather’s memories”, the types of atrocities experienced in Europe, including Auschwitz, the Katyn Woods, Lidice, or Oradour — the French town destroyed (by mistake?) by the Nazis, or jails in Franco’s Spain or the Colonels’ Greece.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2008
Rebels reeling from the loss of their base in Fallujah struck back with car bombings and a rocket attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone as a US official admitted that security in some areas was deteriorating so badly “it would now be difficult” to hold elections there.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2004
American forces thrust into the heart of the rebel stronghold of Fallujah today, fighting fierce street battles not seen since the Vietnam war and conducting house-to-house searches on the second day of a major assault to recapture the Iraqi city.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004