Tom Griffin is freelance journalist and researcher. He holds a Ph.D in social and policy sciences from the University of Bath, and is a former Executive Editor of the Irish World.
The military response to direct action, General Kitson's manual
In 1971 a counter-insurgency manual set out an operational response to non-violent direct action protest movements...
Tuition fees rebellion sparks coalition crisis
While the voting day on tuition fees is fast approaching, a substantial number of Lib Dem MPs have not yet declared...
Does the union need unionism?
It is not clear what unites political unionism in Northern Ireland in its present form.
Northern Ireland Secretary quizzed over dissident contacts
Is the British government talking to dissident republicans?
Covering the conflict: Human rights and journalism in Northern Ireland
Did journalists do enough to defend human rights during the troubles in Northern Ireland? That was a key question in...