What's behind the troubles in Ulster? Is the Emerald Isle destined to become another Vietnam? Is there any hope for peace in Britain's war-torn province? "A united Ireland is not on," thundered Protestant loyalist leader Ian Paisley. He was addressing a victory rally of 3,000 jubilant protestants on the day following the collapse of the Ulster Executive - the British government's latest peace effort - at the hands of the Protestant strikers. Paisley had come to the rally "to bury the executive, not to praise it." And with its death, the British government would have to hear the loudening cry of Ulster's Protestants. "We have got them," shouted this militant minister, "and by God's grace we are going to tighten the vise!" The first turn of the vise came with a demand that British troops move swiftly and decisively against the Irish Republican Army.
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