By George Kassimeris
The lengthy tale of Greek terrorism used to be intended to have led to the summer season of 2002 with the cave in of the country's most well known terrorist service provider and one among Europe's longest-running gangs, the infamous 17 November staff (17N). even if, instead of demoralising and emasculating the country's armed fight flow, the dismantling of 17N and the imprisonment of its individuals resulted in the emergence of latest city guerrilla teams and an upsurge in and intensification of innovative violence.
Given the sheer toughness of the 17N terrorist adventure, George Kassimeris units out to examine the existence histories of the group's imprisoned individuals. Their tales, instructed via their very own phrases, provide us a clearer photo than we have now ever had of the political and ideological surroundings that supplied the principles upon which progressive terrorism took root within the mid-1970s. This publication additionally brings brand new the gritty tale of Greek terrorism, through analysing the country's post-17N new release of city guerrilla teams, putting their extremism and violence in a broader political and cultural perspective.
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