The Northern Ireland Experience: Does Changing the Question Make Agreement More Possible?

Examining conflict case studies can provide insight and new perspectives on understanding not only the causes but also strategies for solving conflicts. While the troubles of Northern Ireland were different in scale and intensity from those in the Caucasus, Seán Farren, a member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party of Northern Ireland, shows that lessons may still be drawn from the manner in which negotiations were approached in one of Western Europe’s most intractable conflicts.

Authors: Seán Farren