Day By Day

Sunday, March 08, 2009

No, Not Again!

AP reports:

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Two British soldiers were shot to death and four other people were wounded in a drive-by ambush Saturday night that politicians blamed on Irish Republican Army dissidents.
Read it here.

This is the first real test of the peace agreement. For a while the GWOT, which discredited terrorism, and domestic prosperity in Ireland helped to sustain peace, but both of those pretty much came to an end in the past year. Will peace in Northern Ireland collapse too? Let us sincerely hope not.