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The pomp and ceremony of the farewell for Elizabeth II disguised a disunited nation where a dysfunctional center cannot hold and disaffected regions are peeling away.
This year marks the centenary of one of those malicious acts of history: the partition of Ireland, the establishment of a sectarian statelet in the northeast of the island, and the beginning of a whole new set of injustices that have fueled successive outbursts of civil strife.
As far as the Northern Ireland peace process is concerned, Biden and his fellow Democrats have “skin in the game.” Peace in Ireland is one of the defining achievements of American foreign policy.
John Hume, whose legacy was nearly lost after he succumbed to dementia, realized that in order to improve conditions in his hometown, he would have to change the world