posted on Dec, 17 2005 @ 05:20 AM
IRA involved in bombs, you say? That really is news!
Seriously though, even the crime bit doesn't seem new... now the 'upper levels' of the IRA are being incorporated into the legitimate political
scene, the rank-and-file probably has little prospects but to resort to crime, unless they are die-hards and wish to continue the fight, either way,
bombs and crime. There was that bank robbery last year that comes to mind.
They have organisation, manpower and no aversion to crime, but don't have a clear political purpose anymore... they're basically a mafia waiting to
[edit on 17-12-2005 by koji_K]