INDEPENDENT MONITORING COMMISSION MEMBER BROSNAN LISTENS DURING BELFAST NEWS CONFERENCE.
Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC) member and former Secretary General of the Department of Justice in Dublin, Joe Brosnan, listens during a news conference in Belfast, July 20, 2004. Britain has three times more soldiers in Northern Ireland than was envisaged for peacetime, the province's arms watchdog said on Tuesday. The Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC), set up last year to check paramilitary activity and British troops cuts, said 14,600 soldiers are deployed in the province. REUTERS/Paul McErlane PM/MD/AA