A surprise to absolutely no one
I.R.A. Rejects Blair’s Disarmament Demand
The Irish Republican Army was reported today to have delivered a sharp rebuff to demands for its disarmament by Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain, in what was taken here as a significant setback to efforts to cement Northern Ireland’s frail peace.
Nor will they disarm until the Protestant paramilitaries do the same. The IRA, lest we forget, invented urban terrorism. Yes they did…