Beyond Good Friday: the future of peace in Northern Ireland

From The Economist.

Twenty five years ago the Good Friday Agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland. But while the treaty has saved thousands of lives, it has also resulted in a brittle and unstable government. Could this jeopardise the future of peace?

00:00 – The Good Friday Agreement then and now
02:49 – Northern Ireland’s history
03:56 – What did the Good Friday Agreement change?
05:41 – The impact of Brexit
07:07 – The legacy of violence
09:16 – Modern day sectarianism
12:16 – The trouble with power-sharing government

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Thanks to the Belfast Agreement, Northern Ireland is a better place:

Unblock Northern Ireland’s power-sharing assembly:

Northern Ireland’s arts have blossomed. But divisions endure:

Listen: “The hope of 1998 now seems distant; Northern Ireland’s politics are stuck”—the Good Friday Agreement at 25:

The new Brexit deal is the best Britain can expect. Support it:

Rishi Sunak’s uphill struggle to make Brexit work in Northern Ireland:

The Good Friday Agreement rests on the DUP’s ability to compromise:

A thaw in Britain’s frozen union:

Are Catholics now the majority in Northern Ireland?:

Remembering David Trimble, an architect of the Good Friday Agreement:

The Northern Ireland protocol enrages some businesses, pleases others:

Sinn Féin has become Northern Ireland’s biggest party:
Nationalists are set for a historic win in Northern Ireland’s vote:

The Good Friday deal deferred the issue of Irish unity to the future:

Devolution is making the United Kingdom chronically miserable:

The Good Friday deal deferred the issue of Irish unity to the future:

Irish unification is becoming likelier:

Northern Irish devolution collapses—again:

Watch: Disputed Borders: Northern Ireland:

Listen: “Voters could choose a party that does not want the country to exist”—Elections in Northern Ireland: