NORTHERN IRELAND: Ten Years Later: Coping and Hoping

There is less violence, more repugnance against terrorism, but no real solution—yet

Honorable members dived for cover under their antique, leather-padded benches last week as demonstrators protesting Britain's military presence in Northern Ireland hurled something worse than slogans at the august mother of parliaments. Despite strict security, a man and a woman had managed to smuggle a truly noxious bundle of objections into the visitors' gallery at Westminster: packages of horse manure. After bombarding the M.P.s with the missiles, the coprophilic dissidents—one of whom was Yana Mintoff, 26, daughter of the Prime...

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