Terrorist Group Profiles

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DIANE Publishing, 1990 - 131 Seiten
 

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Seite viii - terrorism" means premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience.
Seite iii - They murder judges, newspaper reporters, elected officials, government administrators, labor leaders, policemen, priests, and others who defend the values of civilized society. Freedom fighters, in contrast, seek to adhere to international law and civilized standards of conduct. They attack military targets, not defenseless civilians.
Seite 12 - Rabat summit, however, recognized the Palestine Liberation Organization as the "sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people.
Seite 72 - ... Extreme leftist group that developed from opposition to the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974. Formed in 1971, ELA is a self-described revolutionary, anti-capitalist,, and anti-imperialist group that has declared its opposition to "imperialist domination, exploitation, and oppression. Strongly anti-US and seeks the removal of US military forces from Greece. Activities: Since 1974 has conducted bombings against Greek Government and economic targets as well as US military and business...
Seite 114 - Description: The military wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the NPA is a Maoist group formed in March 1969 with the aim of overthrowing the government through protracted guerrilla warfare.
Seite v - The aim of such attacks is to discourage a US presence abroad, reduce our investments in overseas markets, and thereby erode US influence as a global power. Within the target country, the terrorists' objective is to undermine confidence in the ability of the national government to provide basic security. The aim is to create economic and political dislocation that will ultimately render the target government incapable of governing. In such situations, a power vacuum is created which those challenging...
Seite 85 - Organization of the People in Arms (ORPA), the Guerrilla Army of the Poor (EGP), and the Rebel Armed Forces (FAR).
Seite 1 - An example is the New People's Army, the military wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines...
Seite 79 - Romero who was executed in 1865 for refusing to pay tax to the church.
Seite viii - Terrorism is premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine state agents, usually intended to influence an audience. International terrorism is terrorism involving citizens or territory of more than one country.

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