West Germany: A Very Special Hobby

A Very Special Hobby

Unification is proving to be a disaster for terrorists. Cooperation between East and West Germany has led to the arrest of nine suspected members of the notorious Red Army Faction. All were caught in East Germany. Last week the trail reached all the way to former Communist Party boss Erich Honecker, who is accused of personally giving safe haven to the terrorists. East German Interior Minister Peter-Michael Diestel said that Honecker and former Minister of State Security Erich Mielke knew exactly how the now disbanded ministry had provided R.A.F. members with false papers, jobs and protection.

Diestel said that harboring terrorists...

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