Terrorism: Alive and Well

The Red Brigades are back

It was 6:45 in the evening when the sleek blue Alfa Romeo pulled up before the large two-story house at 20 Via Sud-africa in a prosperous section of Rome.

While the car idled in the street, the chauffeur operated a remote-control device, opening the metal gates that sealed off the driveway. Suddenly, three men sprang from a blue Fiat 128 parked across the street, spraying the Alfa Romeo sedan with bullets. The driver yelled at his passenger to get down; the armored car's heavy metal plating and triple-thick...

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