The view from the bridge

Lobster Issue 80 (Winter 2020) FREE
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[PDF file]: […] Third comes getting more members. Fourth, internal turf battles. And then finally, human rights, genuine human rights concerns.’45 This is reminiscent of Colin Wallace saying that the IRA was fourth on the British Army’s enemies list in Northern Ireland; and the sentiment is probably familiar to anyone who has been a member of a […]

The Clandestine Caucus

Lobster Issue Clandestine Caucus (1996)
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[PDF file]: […] Soviet global conspiracy: Ireland was ‘the next Cuba’. But after the re-election of the Wilson government in 1974 they also began trying to show support for the IRA from a Labour Party influenced by the CPGB.197 Although we know quite a lot about IRD’s structure, we have evidence of some of its techniques, and […]

Sources

Lobster Issue 59 (Summer 2010) FREE

[PDF file]: […] have long been claims that elements in the Army and British government were behind a widespread propaganda campaign throughout the early 1970s mostly aimed at undermining the IRA.’ Nearly 30 years after this story was first discussed, when we know a great deal about the operations and personnel, the BBC is still talking about […]

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