Peace In Northern Ireland?

The violent struggle between the Protestant majority and the Catholic minority in Northern Ireland may be coming to an end. After 25 years of terrorism, 3,225 deaths, and an estimated $150 billion spent publicly and privately to fight terrorism, British and Irish leaders on Dec. 15 released a painstakingly worded declaration of peace. The deal sets in motion a process that's likely to lead to Northern Ireland deciding whether to remain part of Britain or join the Irish Republic.

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