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No case for a united Ireland

By David Goodhart  

The Real IRA are a "minority within a minority within a minority".

Yesterday a 17-year-old was charged with the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll in County Armagh earlier this month. That incident followed the killings of two British soldiers by the Real IRA, in the wake of which I was asked by the Washington Post whether the case for a united Ireland should be reexamined. This is what I had to say:

A minority of a minority…

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