Irish Republican Army

Dublin Down
December 08, 2010

Geoffrey Wheatcroft on the mirage of Irish independence.

Peter King's Secret Terrorism-Loving History
January 06, 2010

My previous item on Peter King touched a nerve with the excellent Alex Massie, who points out that King was an outright apologist for terrorism by the Irish Republican Army. Massie points me to this old New York Sun article (not by him) which has some great details: In 1980, Mr. D'Amato, then the senator-elect, fulfilled a campaign pledge and went to Belfast on a fact-finding trip, taking Messrs. King and Dillon with him. It was the start of Mr.