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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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(138) "[S]pecial interest terrorism differs from traditional right-wing and left-wing terrorism in that extremist special interest groups seek to resolve specific issues, rather than effect widespread political change." (139) Those engaged in special interest terrorism advocate constitutionally protected ideals; however, they often distance themselves from individuals promoting similar ideals through proper channels, opting instead to forward their political or social beliefs through radical measures such as violence, coercion, and intimidation.
Germany in the 1970s was a country beset by left-wing terrorism while bordering the hostile nations of the Warsaw Pact.
Looking back after 9/11 it seems to me that the left-wing terrorism of the 1970s in Europe was ...