11 August 2005 Edition


11 August 2005

5,000 troops too many

A Chara,

So the British Government plans to reduce the number of British troops in the North of Ireland to 5,000, under their Demilitarisation 'commitments' (using that term lightly).

At a time when republicans face challenges and hard decisions its high time the British do so as well.

The present plan as it is would see 5,000... Free article

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