On Tuesday, British Prime Minister David Cameron faced the daunting task of answering for one of the U.K.’s most volatile historical episodes: the so-called Bloody Sunday shootings in Northern Ireland in 1972.
God’s specific instruction to the Jewish people to reoccupy Jerusalem and the Palestinian West Bank stands in the way of peace, but President Obama must get results—and fast—before the situation deteriorates.
The heads of Northern Ireland’s main Protestant and Catholic political parties have joined together in an historic power-sharing government. Ian Paisley, leader of an anti-Catholic church, and Martin McGuinness, formerly of the IRA, will lead the new government. Both men have spent time in prison for their extremist roles in the conflict.