Web Resources

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  • Conflict and Politics in Northern Ireland 
    The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) Web site contains information and source material on 'the Troubles' and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present. There is also some material on society in the region.
  • Northern Irish Conflict: A Chronology 
    A history of the conflict and the slow progress towards peace by Ann Marie Imbornoni, Borgna Brunner, and Beth Rowen. HISTORY OF THE PROBLEM: BRITAIN AND IRELAND.
  • Sinn Féin 
    Sinn Féin is the oldest political movement in Ireland. It takes its name from the Irish Gaelic expression for ``We Ourselves''. Since being founded in 1905, Irish Republicans have worked for the right of Irish people as a whole to attain national self-determination.  The movement founded almost 100 years ago by Arthur Griffith evolved into a number of organisations which carried the name.
  • Good Friday Agreement 
    The Good Friday Agreement brought to an end the 30 years of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland known as 'The Troubles'.
  • Look at Spain's ETA 
    Fox News Fast Facts: Look at Spain's ETA. The Council of Foreign Relations provides a series of questions and answers about the terror group ETA, Basque Fatherland and Liberty.
  •  PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party) 
    Established in 1978, PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party) started its armed struggle in 1984 after a preparatory period of numerous murders and attacks, with the objective of the establishment, through armed struggle, of an independent Kurdistan within Turkey’s borders.
  •  Who were the Baader-Meinhof gang? 
    As a German court orders the release of one of the last members of the Baader-Meinhof gang remaining behind bars, Clare Murphy recalls the long terror campaign waged by the country's most notorious urban guerrilla group.