Help Us Before It’s Too Late, Ireland

An unmasked man carries a Confederate flag through the U.S. Capitol during pro-Trump riots, January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

On January 6, 2021, the world watched as the U.S. Capitol was invaded for the first time since the War of 1812 — by American citizens. It is the closest we have come to civil war in nearly as many years — since Lincoln was in office. Our allies overseas, however, cannot say the same.

The island of Ireland was drenched in conflict for nearly a century, from the Easter Rising insurrection in 1916 to…