Former Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams 'It's Still My View That the Use of Armed Actions Is Legitimate'

April 10 marks the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement that brought tentative peace to Northern Ireland. In an interview, Gerry Adams, the deal's co-architect, discusses the ongoing conflict and why Brexit could become a curse -- or a blessing -- for the region.
Politician Gerry Adams: "The British government conducted a referendum on totally ignoring the damage it would do to Ireland."

Politician Gerry Adams: "The British government conducted a referendum on totally ignoring the damage it would do to Ireland."

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Two men dressed as customs officers take part in a protest against Brexit in Belfast. A hard border, Gerry Adams says, is "going to be totally and absolutely disastrous."

Two men dressed as customs officers take part in a protest against Brexit in Belfast. A hard border, Gerry Adams says, is "going to be totally and absolutely disastrous."

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