Terrorism New Generation of Violence

A bold network of anti-NATO guerrillas stirs concern in Europe

The mindless fanaticism is the same, and the revolutionary jargon sounds all too familiar. After almost ten years of somnolent underground existence, Western Europe's urban guerrilla movements are once more wielding terrorism as a weapon for political disruption. The downfall of capitalism remains a long- term goal, but the immediate targets and the strategy have changed: in a brutal perversion of Western Europe's peace movement, the latest guerrilla campaign of bombings and assassinations is aimed chiefly at Western European defense installations and the 16-nation North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Equally ominous is evidence that terrorist bands in West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium...

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