New books show how colonial wars shaped British policy in north

Iain Cobain points out that most politicians posted here in the seventies had experience of military action in World War II but were at a loss to know how to deal with what became known as ‘low intensity operations’. Picture by Cliff Donaldson
AT a time when the First Minister has been photographed standing beside a convicted armed robber who admitted on radio in 2013 to be the Bangor boss of a criminal conspiracy - the UDA - two new b[...]

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