Paul Larkin's A Very British Jihad PDF

By Paul Larkin

ISBN-10: 1900960257

ISBN-13: 9781900960250

"Anyone stunned via the name of the publication should still dedicate your time to this awesome narrative and ask themselves on the finish even if it exaggerates or truthfully underestimates what fairly happened." — Paul Foot.

In April 2003, the Stevens file supplied the 1st reputable acknowledgement of collusion among loyalist armed teams and British defense forces within the murders of nationalists in Northern Ireland.Yet, as this ebook demonstrates, such collusion and linked conspiracies were a vital characteristic of the British reaction to the clash in eire for greater than thirty years. That reaction, argues Paul Larkin, quantities to a Holy battle, or Jihad, within the identify of Protestantism and the British monarchy. That warfare has been swathed in secrecy and denial, secure via notions of 'national protection' that pervade each nook of the criminal method and the political institution - a really British Jihad.

Award profitable investigative journalist Paul Larkin made the 1st of many movies for highlight - BBC Northern Ireland's present affairs programme - in February 1989. It was once in regards to the homicide of Pat Finucane. due to the fact that then Larkin has coated different arguable killings, RUC cover-ups, the burgeoning illicit medications alternate, the position of informers and brokers, and the infamous Portadown dependent Yatpack'. He went directly to produce a distinct research into the Dublin/Monaghan bombings for RTE.

The study for those movies used to be the uncooked fabric for this booklet. construction on his prior investigations, Larkin offers a close and revealing account of many features of Britain's 'dirty war'.
He offers a different perception into the hazards and political pressures dealing with newshounds who dare to enquire the unsavoury relationships among the intelligence corporations, politicians, the police, the British military and loyalism.

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