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The Long Peace Process: The United States of America and Northern Ireland, 1960-2008

Andrew Sanders


This book examines the role of the United States of America in the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process. It assesses Northern Ireland as both an international and a domestic issue in the United States during the years of conflict there. It looks at how US figures engaged with Northern Ireland, as well as the wider issue of Irish partition, in the years before the outbreak of what became known as the “troubles”. From there, it considers early interventions on the part of Congressional figures such as Senator Edward Kennedy and the Congressional hearings on Northern Ireland that took plac ... More

Keywords: Northern Ireland, United States of America, US foreign policy, Conflict resolution, Terrorism and Political Violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940445
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Sanders, author