Marty Halvorson martyh@nmcourts.com
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 14:36:18 -0700

At 15:39 10-01-02, Owen Byrne wrote:
>So are the IRA terrorists or freedom fighters?

Depends.  When they attack the British army in Belfast, they're probably 
freedom fighters.  When they ignite a bomb outside Harrods in London 
they're terrorists.

If the preponderance or only method the IRA used to attain their goals were 
acts of terror, then they're terrorists.


Marty Halvorson
New Mexico Supreme Court
Administrative Office of the Courts
Judicial Information Division