The State Department’s Northern Ireland Special Envoys and the redemption of the Good Friday Agreement

The George W. Bush administration’s intervention in Northern Ireland from 2001 to 2007 was decisive and remains undervalued and misunderstood. Throughout this time the US State Department determined American involvement in the region with responsibility for strategy falling to two successive directors of the Policy Planning Staff: Richard Haass and Mitchell Reiss. This essay demonstrates … Continue reading The State Department’s Northern Ireland Special Envoys and the redemption of the Good Friday Agreement