Tag: Northern Ireland
When I first visited Israel in 1976 after spending three years in Northern Ireland working on my second degree, I was struck by the similarities between the situations in the two countries.
A Brexiteer government and pro-Brexit media will inevitably respond by scapegoating Brussels for everything that goes wrong in Britain, accusing it of overbearing behaviour and unfair practices. They may even be right, but this will not do them any good, simply because the EU has the stronger hand of cards.
When covering and watching the world, it is essential for personal and national survival to try and always think the unthinkable.
If unification is the goal, supporters in the Republic and Ulster will have to be patient, and show that they can deliver a better life for the entire community.