November In The Dock

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URBANE TERRORIST? Yiotopoulos denies being the November 17 mastermind

GREECE In an Athens courtroom last week, 19 alleged members of the Marxist-Leninist terror group November 17 went on trial for a murderous, three-decade terror campaign that has claimed the lives of 23 people, starting with the 1975 assassination of CIA Athens station chief Richard Welch. The 19, including one woman, face a total of 2,000 counts of murder, bombing and bank robbery, among other charges. The alleged mastermind of the campaign, urbane French-born economist Alexandros Yiotopoulos, whose penchant for tweed jackets belies the image of a terrorist leader, rebuffed the allegations, calling them part of a "cheap Anglo-American plot."...

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