Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
You're even more of an incurable optimist than I am. 😊

In the election of 1994, the ANC got a clear mandate with 62.6% of the vote and 252 seats in a 400 seat parliament.

The NI situation is a religious conflict centuries old. As I understand it, the division is carried over from father to son. There is no peace but a truce. I haven't seen much of a reconciliation and the two camps were quite ready to and capable of confrontation recently. Same location as history dictates. First feat would be to "tear down that wall" and symbol of division. That would be a start for reconciliations and conversation between parties. Downing Street with Tory leadership won't be much of any help. Perhaps under leadership of an Irish-American? A long process that will take years.

by Oui on Mon May 3rd, 2021 at 09:53:04 PM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:

Display:

Top Diaries

DUP decline continues

by Frank Schnittger - Aug 29
16 comments

Islamic State Khorasan Province

by Oui - Aug 24
84 comments

The American Dream

by Oui - Aug 22
29 comments

Occasional Series