West Germany: Rifts Among the Pacifists

The Communists emerge as a force in the anti-Reagan protests

The bomb blasts came in calculated sequence, each explosion hitting at symbols of the American presence in West Germany. The first four exploded at U.S. Army bases near Frankfurt. Two others damaged the Düsseldorf offices of U.S. computer firms, IBM and Control Data Corp. Then came a blast at the German-American Institute in Tübingen. In a letter to the West German press, the Revolutionary Cells, a leftist terrorist group, announced that the explosions were a mere foretaste of what President Ronald Reagan can...

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