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Democratising the Mindsets: Loyalists and Conflict Transformation

This article first appeared in The Other View magazine when Billy Mitchell and Tommy McKearney were still joint editors in the first iteration of the project. Shortly before Billy’s death in July 2006 the project was earmarked for continuation funding … Continue reading

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Billy Mitchell and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

The process of conflict transformation has become central to the successful termination of armed conflicts and the rebuilding of relationships between warring factions lost in the ‘fog of war’. I learned this first-hand from the senior PUP strategist Billy Mitchell, … Continue reading

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The East Antrim Conflict Transformation Forum

Billy Mitchell had been a profound influence on my thinking about Ulster loyalism since I first encountered him in November 2000 (though he was spoken about with reverence in some circles in which I moved long before then), as he … Continue reading

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