Provisional Irish Republican Army


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a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

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1) Margaret Thatcher speaking in reference to the IRA hunger strikes in 1981 quoted in Timothy Shanahan, The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009), p.
27) See Shanahan, The Provisional Irish Republican Army, pp.
While the world has embraced Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams as a man who persuaded his comrades in arms in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) to walk the path of peace, those buried in the unmarked places have come back to haunt him.
s decision to distinguish between the Provisional Irish Republican Army, which fought a protracted insurgency against British rule, and its political wing, Sinn Fein, allowing negotiations to end the fighting.
Eleven case studies report on the training methods of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, the Uzbekistan Mujahideen, al Qaeda, the Mujahideen of Bosnia, Jemaah Islamiyah, Christian militias, Hizballah in Lebanon, the FARC, and Aum Shinrikyo.
But for the guerrilla campaign waged by the Provisional Irish Republican Army during the past three decades, the Orange bigots and their murder gangs, ruling British-occupied Ireland, never would have come to the bargaining table to create this new venture in shared government between the nationalist and the loyalist communities.
In a pre-trial detention hearing last week, a prosecutor said Claxton (26), indicated to investigators that he was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
Despite the fact that ceasefires between the Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Loyalist paramilitaries were declared in 1994, the peace lines dividing the city's communities still exist.
The murders, which took place four years after the Provisional Irish Republican Army claimed it had decommissioned its arsenal, were carried out by breakaway dissident Republican terror group the Real IRA.
Applying the principles set out in the first volume, five case studies look at organizational learning in Aum Shinrikyo, Hizballah, Jemaah Islamiyah, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, and the radical environmentalist movement as though it were an organization.
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