The United States of America and Northern Ireland

Online Reviews

LSE review of "Inside the IRA" by Ben Davies:

Scotsman article on "Times of Troubles" by Dani Garavelli:

ARRSE review of "Times of Troubles":

Review of "Times of Troubles" by Alasdair McKillop for Scottish Review:


A piece for the Daily Telegraph on the meeting of Queen Elizabeth and Martin McGuinness:

An article in the aftermath of the Boston marathon bomb which I was interviewed for:,0,1734649.story?=549

A selection of articles on American, British and Scottish politics for the Scottish Review:

My contribution to British Politics Review, the journal of the British Politics Society of Norway:

Journal articles

Irish Political Studies Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 89-105 February 2009 “Problems of Class, Religion and Ethnicity: a Case study of the relationship between Irish Republicans and the Protestant Working Class during the Ulster ‘Troubles’ 1969-1994.”
British Journal of Politics and International Relations Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 230-248, May 2011 (available online 27 April 2010) “Northern Ireland: The Intelligence War 1969-1975.”
Historical Journal of Massachusetts (2011) “Senator Edward Kennedy and the Ulster Troubles: Irish and Irish-American Politics, 1965-2009.”
Connections European Studies Annual Review (2011) “State responses to insurgency: The case of the British Army in Northern Ireland.”
Small Wars and Insurgencies Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 465-492 (2013) “Operation Motorman (1972) and the search for a coherent British counterinsurgency in Northern Ireland.”
British Politics Review Vol. 8, No.1, Winter 2013 “The British Army in Northern Ireland.”
The Journal of Transatlantic Studies (2014) “The role of Northern Ireland in modern Anglo-American relations: The United States Department of State and the Royal Ulster Constabulary, 1979.”