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What Hong Kong can learn from Northern Ireland: three steps to avoid 30 years of tragedy

By Brian Dooley When Hong Kong’s unrest slides into 2020, we’ll start measuring the protests in years rather than months. Comparisons with the long conflict of the 1968 to 1998 Northern Ireland Troubles are inevitable. In both cases, problems arose when a big power worked out a deal granting semi-autonomy to a smaller government next […]