Letter: Healing Ulster

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The Independent Culture
Sir: Ken Livingstone urges David Trimble to "find the courage to take a big risk for peace" (Comment, 23 June). It would make more sense if Livingstone was to urge the IRA to hand in its guns and Semtex.

Asking Trimble to gamble on the IRA handing in its weaponry is like asking him to play Russian roulette with a bullet in every chamber. Sensibly, he will decline the invitation.