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A British Army soldier on lookout in the Falls Road area of Belfast, 15 August 1969. Courtesy of PA Images

The Toxic Legacy of the Northern Ireland Troubles

Aaron Edwards
RUSI Newsbrief, 21 June 2019
Armed Forces, UK Counter-terrorism, Tackling Extremism, UK, History, National Security, Terrorism
The 50th anniversary of the day that British troops first deployed to Northern Ireland offers an opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Operation Banner, and whether the security forces contributed to the troubles or prevented them.

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