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Interior Rebellion: A History of Irish Republican Splitting

J. F. Morrison

in Divided We Stand

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199772858
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199307418 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.003.0002
Interior Rebellion: A History of Irish Republican Splitting

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Though the dissidents have recently re-emerged as a threat to peace and security, their origins predate even the secret negotiations that led to the recent peace process. This chapter traces the historical origins and evolution of the Real IRA, Continuity IRA and other Irish Republican splinter groups. Drawing on interviews with terrorist leaders, this chapter provides a detailed behind-the-scenes examination of each of the main dissident factions.

Keywords: Irish republicans; dissident republicans; terrorism; Real IRA; Continuity IRA; Oglaigh Na Heireann; splinter group; Sinn Fein; IRA; Irish Republican Army

Chapter.  13346 words. 

Subjects: Social Psychology

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