By Marianne van Leeuwen
The stunning occasions of eleven September 2001 within the usa drew around the world cognizance to the terrorist phenomenon. This paintings makes a speciality of terrorism and the fight opposed to it in Europe - on contemporary reports, possibility perceptions and the regulations of a number of eu international locations, together with the results produced through the eleven September assaults. experts from eire, the uk, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Greece examine the advance of chance perceptions pertaining to terrorism and counter-terrorist policy-making of their respective international locations. To facilitate comparisons among their findings, they've got labored from an analogous set of questions. Their chapters are by means of contributions on correct policy-making and judgements within the ecu Union, and at the ecu enter in United international locations policy-making procedures. A precis of major conclusions and proposals is usually offered.
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See D. Mullan, The Dublin and Monaghan Bombings (Dublin: Wolfhound Press, 2001). 42 Dermot Walsh airport, but they were subsequently released without charge. 15 However, no charges have ever been brought on foot of such suspicion. Ironically, the only concrete evidence of such an offence to emerge publicly concerns Robert McFarlane, a former USA Assistant Secretary of State, who allegedly travelled to Ireland on an Irish passport under the name of Sean Devlin in the course of what subsequently became known as the Iran-Contra affair.
Frustration at the slow pace of the negotiations prompted a temporary breakdown in the IRA ceasefire in 1996, but it was restored in 1997 and has been maintained officially ever since. 9 Sinn Fein’s acceptance of the Agreement, with its clear recognition that the status of Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom could be changed only by peaceful means, represented a seismic change in the republican position. Not only had Sinn Fein accepted the existence of Northern Ireland but they agreed to participate in its governance and to seek to achieve its unification with the rest of Ireland only through peaceful means.
UK, App. no. 18984/91, Ser. A vol. 324, (1995); The Times, 9 October 1996, 21 EHRR 97; Jordan, McKerr, Kelly and Shanaghan v. UK, App. nos. 24746/95, 28883/95, 300054/96, 37715/97, judgment of 4 May 2001. uk/. See F. Ni Aolain, The Politics of Force (Belfast: Blackstaff, 2000); D. Walsh, Bloody Sunday and the Rule of Law in Northern Ireland (Dublin: Gill & MacMillan, 2000). 26 Clive Walker nuclear installations and materials (the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983) as well as dealing with procedural issues such as extradition (the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978).
Confronting Terrorism: European Experiences, Threat Perceptions and Policies (Nijhoff Law Specials, 56.) by Marianne van Leeuwen