Red Brigades Terrorist Organizations // Red Brigades



The Red Brigades group, founded in 1970, espoused rigidly Marxist-Leninist principles. The radical leftist group advocated violence in the pursuit of class warfare. The group targeted businessmen and politicians and became a significant terrorist threat in Italy during the 1970s and early 1980s. The group assumed some qualities of anarchist groups while still adhering to an aggressive and violent pro-communist philosophy. The decline of communism after the end of the Cold War also led...

 

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