Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

The British government was worried about US president Ronald Reagan visiting Ireland in 1984

It would be “most unwelcome to us”, snorted one British Foreign and Commonwealth Office official, because of the danger of him speaking about Northern Ireland. The continuity in British policy is revealing says University College Dublin professor of Modern Irish … Continue reading

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How Sir Winston Churchill Starved 4 Million Indians

by Ramtanu Maitra Churchill’s Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II by Madhusree Mukerjee New York: Basic Books, 2010 332 pages, hardbound, $28.95 Madhusree Mukerjee’s book is not a denunciation of the British … Continue reading

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Time to recognise the British hand behind all of Ireland’s woes

Memoir suggests British army at opening shots of Civil War BRITISH ARMY artillery crews were used to bombard the Four Courts in 1922 in the opening battle of the Civil War, according to a recently unearthed memoir. The revelation contradicts … Continue reading

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