Monday, 31 August 2009

Eire Planned Terrorist Attacks On UK

I read this amazing piece in today's Sunday Times. Now I always had evil suspicions about Jack Lynch, Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney but this confirms it. So that's why the Kennedy clan were so well received by elements of the Irish political establishment. The unlamentedTeddy will have plenty of friends to greet him down there.
Isn't it ironic that the closest friends of War on Terror America (Ireland and Israel) are the result of terrorist campaigns? I remember hearing some years ago that the CIA had started the Troubles as payback for Harold Wilson refusing to get involved in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia. It was something that would adversely affect Britain's freedom of movement and pin us down close to America at a time just after the French chucked American forces out of France and left NATO. Such a pity as the withdrawal from East of Suez had taken place and 1968 was the first year since the end of WW2 that no British servicemen had been killed on active service.

You can watch the RTE One programme If Lynch Had Invaded that prompted the Sunday Times article online.

4 comments:

Thud said...

A dirty murky world,some people seem to live just to cause grief for others.

Gallimaufry said...

If only the politicians let the rest of us get on with life together. I was always amazed at how anyone on either side could think ill of anyone after a proper Ulster Fry and as for moving for at least an hour after a "cup of tea", ie with biscuits, cake sandwiches, etc in the afternoon... Come to think of it the Middle East could be sorted out very quickly with some bacon sandwiches. Mmmm,

James Higham said...

You know my take on things - I can't see where the surprise is.

Gallimaufry said...

Well, discovering a country's government was plotting a terrorist campaign against a friendly neighbour in Western Europe in the 1960's spilt my tea. I hope the MoD drew up plans to grade the 26 counties to sea level in response.