A form of peace has been constructed in Northern Ireland, a peace that today not only seems to be holding but according to the commentariat, contains all sorts of meaningful lessons for other deeply divided societies at war with themselves.
This report asks what we really can learn from the history of peacebuilding in Northern Ireland, and critically assesses the applicability of the Northern Irish experience to contemporary counter-terrorism policy.
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The Lessons of Northern Ireland
This Special Report was supported by the Aiery Neave Trust and the LSE Annaul Fund.
Published November 2011
Lessons of Northern Ireland and the Relevance of the Regional Context
Counterterrorism and Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland
Collective Amnesia and the Northern Ireland Model of Conflict Resolution
Security is Not Enough: Ten Lessons for Conflict Resolution from Northern Ireland
Bad students learning the wrong lessons?
Roger MacGinty, including Richard English 'Debunking the Peace Process'
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