The Discreet Charm Of The Terrorist Cause

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    A well-concieved thought process goes behind her column. The appeal of foreign violence must be wiped out.

     
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    this is really BS. Once most Irish Americans realized that the IRA was a terrorist organization, which to my best recollection happened in late 70's, early 80's, the financing through fundraisers in Irish bars/restaurants stopped.
     
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    My dear Kathianne, from the essay.

    Needless to say, I am quite sure that many Irish charities at the time were by and large unknowlingly bankrolling the IRA, just as (a few in this case) several notable and worthy muslim charities have done the same for jihad.

    There are notable differences between the IRA and Al-Queda/Hezbollah/Hamas. Yet deep down, the problem of detached support by the masses for foreign violence is the same. And while in the Middle East, we now have declining views of terrorism, in Europe, it is still alarmingly high.
     
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    LOL My dear Eddie, as I said, late 70's, early 80's. I Know, I frequented those South Chicago taps. :teeth: Once the word came down, the funds dried up.

    Much like the Israelis, wanted to do the right thing. I think with IRA the Irish/Americans were right, not so sure about the Israelis under the circumstances.
     
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    I concede to the power of personal experience :D

    Wonder if there are any exceptional books about the IRA cause in America?
     
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    Not that I'm aware of. Funny thing about the Irish, lots of 'stories' but little real history.
     
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    Interesting :cheers2:
     

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