Virtual Bourgeois

Just An Analog Guy Trying to Upgrade For a Digital World

A Moment Worth Noting

Posted by Gerald on August 1, 2007

This isn’t a top headline here in the US – certainly nothing as noteworthy as what is up with Lindsay and Brittney – but here is a news story worth considering.

The British Army is formally closing its security operations in Northern Ireland.  This is ending an operation that has been going on for 38 years.

I’m caught between a feeling of hope at this most recent piece of evidence that what had seemed to be an intractable conflict is finally coming to an end and despair at the timeline involved.  I’m going with the hope.


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