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is that after Franco died 30 years ago Spain has not deployed troops in the Basque country. The Ulster was effectively under military occupation.

You could argue that the Guardia Civil is military, but it is under the Ministry of the Interior, not Defence.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Sep 23rd, 2005 at 12:42:34 PM EST
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