Dictionary of Terrorism

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Abbreviations and Acronyms

AD

Action Directe (France)

AIS

Armée Islamique du Salut (Algeria)

ALF

Animal Liberation Front (UK)

ANAPO

National Popular Alliance Party (Colombia)

ANC

African National Congress (South Africa)

ANO

Abu Nidal Organisation

ARDE

Alianza Revolucionária Democratica (Nicaragua)

ARM

Animal Rights Militia

ASALA

Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia

ASG

Abu Sayyaf Group

ATE

Anti-terrorism ETA

AZAPO

Azanian People's Organisation (South Africa)

BLA

Black Liberation Army (USA)

BSO

Black September Organisation (Middle East)

CCC

Cellules Communistes Combattantes (Belgium)

CE

Council of Europe

CGUP

Guatemalan Committee of Patriotic Unity

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency (USA)

CIGN

Groupe d'Intervention Gendarmerie National

CIRT

Critical Incident Response Team (USA)

CLODO

Committee to Liquidate or Neutralise Computers (France)

DFLP

Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine

DLF

Dhofar Liberation Front (Oman)

DRIL

Iberian Revolutionary Directorate of Liberation (Spain)

Dw-Sol

Revolutionary Left (Turkey)

Dw-Yol

Revolutionary Way (Turkey)

EAM

National Liberation Front (Greece)

EGP

Guerrilla Army of the Poor (Guatemala)

ELAS

Greek National Liberation Army (military wing of EAM)

ELF

Eritrean Liberation Front

ELN

National Liberation Army (Colombia)

EM

Death Squad (Guatemala)

EOKA

Ethniki Organosis Kipriakou Agonos (National Organisation of Cypriot Struggle)

EPLF

Eritrean People's Liberation Front

EROS

Ealam Revolutionary Organisation of Students (Sri Lanka)

ERP

Egercito Revolucionario Popular (Argentina and El Salvador)

ESA

Secret Anti-Communist Army (Guatemala)

ETA

Euskadi ta Askatasuna (Euskadi and Freedom) (Spain and France)

ETAM

ETA Military

ETAP-M

ETA Political-Military

EU

European Union

EUROPOL

European Police Office

EZU

Emiliano Zapata Unit

FAN

Armed Forces of the North (Chad)

FANE

Federation of National and European Action (France)

FAPLA

Angolan People's Liberation Armed Forces

FARC

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

FARN

Fuerzas Armadas de la Resistencia Nacional (El Salvador)

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface and Acknowledgements vi
  • Introduction viii
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms xii
  • Glossary xviii
  • A 1
  • B 23
  • C 32
  • D 62
  • E 82
  • F 97
  • G 103
  • H 112
  • I 126
  • J 147
  • K 151
  • L 156
  • M 164
  • N 177
  • O 185
  • P 191
  • R 220
  • S 229
  • T 256
  • U 277
  • V 293
  • W 296
  • Z 304
  • Films and Documentaries 305
  • Terrorism - A Historical Timeline 309
  • Index 311
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