An indepth study of this organisation. factual and full of insight at a personal level. Impressed with the authors ability to detach himself from taking sides and evaluating the facts as presented by the organisation. Always worth remembering there are two sides to every story and this presents just one side.
history has a habit of repeating itself hope this time lessons can be learned in time!
Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA is written as an objective overview of one of the most controversial armed groups in recent Irish/UK history, from inception through to contemporary splinter groups. Richard English achieves this through a clear and engaging narrative which is detailed and well researched, but not at the cost of pace or intrigue in the story itself.
If you are looking for a well balanced, well written account of the IRA you should most definitely read this book.