World: Ulster's Unending Feud

THESE people—they're daft!" said a British Royal Fusilier private, at a Belfast checkpoint. No one from outside the six hate-scarred counties of Northern Ireland could disagree. Two weekends of rioting left a dozen dead, more than 300 wounded and at least 100 buildings destroyed. This week 100,000 Protestants are expected to march throughout the country in parades of the Orange Order, a religious-fraternal society that has been a seedbed of anti-Catholic sentiment for generations. More trouble seems virtually certain.

Canceled Leaves. Ulster has been a volatile quantity ever since King William of Orange's English troops crushed James II's Catholic legions in the...

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