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View Resource CAIN Web Service: The Northern Ireland Conflict: 1968 to the Present

The CAIN Project (Conflict Archive on the Internet) is in the process of creating a wonderful multimedia resource for anyone researching or teaching "the Troubles." The site is still under development, but the amount of information already offered is well worth a visit. Sections currently available include Background to the Conflict, Key Issues, Key Events, and Bibliographic Databases. Sections...
View Resource Peace Process in Northern Ireland Threatens to Unravel

Recent events in Northern Ireland suggest that the peace process established by the ratification of the Good Friday agreement in 1998 could soon collapse. In response to the passing of a deadline for IRA disarmament at the end of last month, David Trimble, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), has signed an undated resignation that he is ready to tender this week. Meanwhile, the British...