By Barry Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin
Concise but entire, this one-volume reference examines the heritage of terrorism within the sleek international, together with its origins and improvement, and terrorist acts by means of teams and contributors from the French Revolution to at the present time.
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A shoot-out with RAF members attempting to rescue her leaves one officer injured and another dead. In February 1973, Schiller is released from prison, and promptly goes back underground. Winter 1971 The exploits of the RAF prompts formation of a special section of Germany’s federal law enforcement agency to oversee Germany’s anti-terrorism efforts. December 1971 Movement 2 June member Rolf Pohle and RAF member Marianne Herzog are captured by German police. When Georg von Rauch and Bommi Baumann are pulled over by a Berlin police officer, von Rauch begins shooting.
November 12, 1927 Trotsky is expelled from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, leaving Joseph Stalin with undisputed control of the Soviet Union. April 12, 1928 Bomb attacks by Italian anarchists against the king of Italy in Milan leave 17 bystanders dead. July 17, 1928 Leon Toral assassinates Álvaro Obregón Salido, president of Mexico, in a restaurant. Toral, a Roman Catholic seminary student, opposes Obregón’s anticlerical platform. January 1929 Ante Pavelic and Gustav Percec create the Croatian Ustasha, a right-wing nationalist organization, which will carry out terrorist attacks on Jews and Serbs.
Plehve was a leading opponent of reforms in Russia and a supporter of suppressing minority groups. 1905 The Bengali author Aurobindo Ghosh writes Vawani Mandir. In this book, he explains the plans and programs of the Bengali revolutionary terrorist group he hopes to form to fight British rule. ) January 22, 1905 In St. Petersburg, a crowd of unarmed peaceful demonstrators marches to present a petition to the czar but many of the marchers are gunned down by Imperial Guards. The event has been organized by Father George Gapon, a paid agent provocateur of the Okhrana, the czarist internal security police.