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Why should an American president like bill Clinton have so much interest in the events in Ireland?

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Why should an American president like bill Clinton have so much interest in the events in Ireland? Some of the Irish emigrated to America to start a new and better life so this is where Bill Clinton comes in to it, because Clinton promised The Irish Americans that he would help out them start a new and better life living in America that is why 2 million Catholics emigrated, even once the Irish had emigrated out to America they still sent the I.R.A money and weapons because they wanted Ireland to stay as a single country and they wanted the British out. ...read more.

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Also America was the biggest, wealthiest and most powerful country in the world so they thought they could intimidate other countries so they could get involved in many different affairs that took place in that particular country, but most of the time they made the countries worse for example Kosovo and Iraq . Another reason that was because he was the first President to visit Ireland when he stayed there for a few days back in 1995, he has also contacted both leaders in Ireland to try and come to some sort of arrangement to call peace. ...read more.

Conclusion

The most historic treason was that America was once part of the British Empire until the Americans revolted and killed the British to re-claim there independence. Because of this the Americans understood the problems in Ireland and with there size, wealth and power they think they can sort out anything, especially since the cold war ended and the soviets superpower destroyed leaving the USA the only country in the world. ...read more.

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