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As defined by the US FBI, 'the unlawful use of force against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population or any segment thereof, in the furtherance of political or social objectives'
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184) See Watson Testimony, supra note 77 (discussing right-wing and left-wing domestic terrorism and the shared goal of abolition of the current political system to be restructured in line with their ideals); see also Terrorism 2002-2005, supra note 61, at 54 (representing the historic dominance of right-wing and left-wing terrorism in stating: "During the first 75 years of its history the FBI encountered a predominantly domestic terrorist threat primarily from right-wing extremists, [which] then shifted to left-wing, socialist-oriented groups").
Looking back after 9/11 it seems to me that the left-wing terrorism of the 1970s in Europe was .
Merkl, "West German Left-Wing Terrorism," in Terrorism in Context.