What we really welcome when we welcome queen

“INVADE And hold on.” That’s the template England has used in Ireland — that’s the culture of the British queen.

If this is acceptable then why should China not invade Australia and hold it? Why should the Americans not remain in Iraq, at least until the oil runs out? The template for this approach is to be found in Northern Ireland. However, with diminishing resources and the population explosion, this template guarantees conflict and war, maybe even a nuclear war. Welcome the queen and you welcome that.

Sean McGreine

Dublin 9

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