NORTHERN IRELAND: A Timetable to End Terror

THE Protestant sections of Belfast burst out last week in sudden and open fury. During two nights of violent rioting, which included a three-hour gun battle with British troops in the heart of the city, six people were killed and more than 100 soldiers and civilians injured. The rampages marked the first major Protestant attacks on British troops since the soldiers were sent to Northern Ireland more than three years ago to curb violence between Ulster's Catholics and Protestants. The riots also coincided with a tough new mood in Westminster. A British government source last week told TIME that...

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