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NCJ Number: 99069 Find in a Library
Title: Plot to Kill the Pope
Journal: Terrorism  Volume:7  Issue:4  Dated:(1985)  Pages:351-365
Author(s): J L Scherer
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 15
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This essay analyzes East European operations in the conspiracy to kill Pope John Paul II on May 13, 1981. It describes the seeminly irrational, unexplained behavior of Mehmet Ali Agca and Bulgarians in Rome who allegedly carried out the conspiracy. It finally resolves with a surprise twist the inconsistencies in East European planning and operations. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Assassination; Conspiracy; Eastern Europe
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