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Comment: Allowing a one-sided witch hunt against British soldiers is a craven surrender to Sinn Fein

09 May 2018 The Daily Telegraph

Twenty years after the historic Peace Agreement, the IRA and their friends in Sinn Fein want to revisit the Troubles in Northern Ireland. They’ve always wanted British troops investigated for their involvement in peace-keeping operations. It now looks as if the Cabinet has gone wobbly on key proposals to bring this vindictive process to a halt through a statute of limitations. This is a serious mistake.

Many of these allegations relate to events that took place over 40 years ago or even longer. Nobody in their right mind would have suggested in the 1990s that we reopen allegations of misconduct by British or American troops on D-Day or in the battle of Normandy. Who can now be precise about what...

Original Link: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/05/09/allowing-one-sided-witch-hunt-against-british-soldiers-craven/

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