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NCJ Number: 30536 Find in a Library
Title: NEW FORMS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY STRUGGLE AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN COUNTERREVOLUTIONARY COMBAT (FROM REFLECTIONS ON THE DEFINITION AND REPRESSION OF TERRORISM - SEE NCJ-30533)
Author(s): P PIERSON-MATHY
Corporate Author: Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Institut de Sociologie
Belgium
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 47
Sponsoring Agency: Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Bruxelles, Belgium
Format: Document
Language: French
Country: Belgium
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE METHODS, SUCH AS PROPAGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, KIDNAPPING AND ASSASSINATION USED BY REVOLUTIONARY GUERRILLAS IN LATIN AMERICA, AND OF THE COUNTERMEASURES USED IN TRYING TO SUPPRESS THEM.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR STATES THAT WARS OF LIBERATION ARE BEING WAGED ALL OVER THE WORLD IN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES. THESE ARE GUERRILLA-TYPE WARS BECAUSE THE PEOPLE ARE SO OPPRESSED THAT THEY CANNOT OBTAIN LIBERATION IN ANY OTHER WAY. THEY ARE OPPRESSED BY GOVERNMENTS SPONSORED BY AND ENCOURAGED BY THE NEOCOLONIALIST, IMPERIALIST POWERS OF THE INDUSTRIALIZED WEST, HEADED BY THE UNITED STATES. THE IMPERIALIST ROLE OF THE UNITED STATES IS PARTICULARLY PRONOUNCED IN LATIN AMERICA, AND THE OPPRESSED PEOPLE THERE ARE JUSTIFIED IN TAKING ANY STEPS THEY WISH TO OBTAIN LIBERATION. --IN FRENCH
Index Term(s): Assassination; Kidnapping; Latin America; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Terrorism/Mass Violence; Urban guerrilla warfare
Note: PAPER PRESENTED AT CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, FREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS, MARCH 19-20, 1973
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