And Italy's Red Brigades
committed many attacks, killings and kidnappings.
Later waves of fashion in terrorism included the European, Latin American and Japanese "urban terrorist" movements of the 1970s and 80s -- Baader-Meinhof Gang in Germany, Red Brigades
in Italy, Montoneros in Argentina, Japanese Red Army and so on -- none of which has any political success at all.
1 Shirley Heights won the Derby 2 Princess Margaret sought a divorce from the Earl of Snowdon 3 Former Italian premier Aldo Moro was murdered by a group of Red Brigades
4 Argentina won football's World Cup wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
Such rhetoric might be effective with older electors, who witnessed communist terrorists the Red Brigades
and their neo-fascist counterparts planting bombs and waging terror during the Years of Lead in the late 60s and 70s but it is hardly an election winner.
While the rest of Italy is dealing with the most historically astonishing domestic terrorist attack on the state enacted by the Red Brigades
(the kidnapping and subsequent murder of renowned politician Aldo Moro, in 1978), three eleven-year-old Sicilian students enamored with rhetoric and language (they invent an alphabet made up of foolish body signs, named "alphamute") find themselves at odds with their surroundings and feel the urgency to take action.
Andreotti was blamed for refusing to negotiate for his political rival Aldo Moro's freedom, when the latter was kidnapped -- and later murdered -- by the Red Brigades
hang on in islands such as Anglesey in Wales and Brownsea in Dorset, as well as woody fringes in Scotland and northern England.
Summary: Rome:A former Italian far-left militant from the Red Brigades
group who took part in the .
In a note following a December 1981 briefing by US Embassy and State Department officials, the Government was told: "Since 1978 Gaddafi has turned away somewhat from his previous support of terrorist groups but contact with the PIRA and the Red Brigades
and others continues.
Older readers may recall Germany's Baader-Meinhof Gang of murderers and Italy's Red Brigades
or the violent riots by French students, which soon drew the support of French workers, shook Paris in 1968, and contributed to President de Gaulle's departure from power in 1969.
Drawing a parallel between this and the incident in which Marxist organization the Red Brigades
kidnapped former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in 1978, Avcy says that the PKK kidnapping AygE-n will have almost the same psychological effect, which was a loss of prestige for Italy.
THE Red Brigades
assassinated former Italian premier Aldo Moro with 11 automatic pistol shots and dumped his body in a car yesterday in the heart of Rome.