Accession Number:

ADA169713

Title:

The IRA (Irish Republican Army): An Examination of a Terrorist Organization.

Descriptive Note:

Special seminar paper,

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE COLL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-03-26

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

This paper examines the IRA as a terrorist group, looking at its historical background, analyzing the group as it changed from fighting the British rule in all Ireland, to battling the new Irish State, to the struggle in Northern Ireland. Topics discussed include the IRAs ideology, sources of financial and moral support, organization, and prospects for the future.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE