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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 2nd August, 1980 : Eighty-four people were killed and hundreds injured by a bomb blast in the crowded railway station in Bologna in Norther Italy today. It was Europe’s most lethal terrorist outrage. A … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th March, 1911 : All the European consuls in the besieged town of Fez have called for assistance. The road to Tangier is blocked and English and German travellers have been stopped and robbed. … Continue reading

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Comrade Nkomo

Ludwig von Gress Comrade Nkomo was mentioned here yesterday (Nothing New Under the Sun – 4th September 1978) in connection with successful downing of the Rhodesia Airlines Viscount (Flight 825). Shortly thereafter, on 12 February 1979, the terrorists under his … Continue reading

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  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th May, 1983 : A blue Alfa-Romeo parked outside the multi-storey HQ of the South African Air Force in Pretoria exploded at the height of the evening rush-hour. Employees, both black and white, … Continue reading

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Terrorism today II

Ludwig von Gress Again something from the friendly folks at Stratfor: Scott Stewart -Evolution and Trends in Terrorism Tradecraft The terrorist tradecraft discussed in last week’s Security Weekly [Fog of Chaos] does not happen in isolation. The practitioners of terrorist … Continue reading

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Terrorism today

Ludwig von Gress Something from the friendly folks at Stratfor: Scott Stewart – Terrorism tradecraft One of the distinctive features of Stratfor’s terrorism and security analysis is its focus on the methodology of attacks. Of course, identifying those responsible for … Continue reading

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Narco-Banks and Government

If you slip up on undeclared income in your bank account the governments knows immediately and persecutes you with surprising efficiently. But when it comes to Drugs and terrorism money laundering perpetrated by large banks, the government was asleep at … Continue reading

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june memories / 16

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 16th June, 1964 : Sentenced to life imprisonment for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the South African Government, Nelson Mendela was flown from Pretoria to Cape Town and taken out to Robben Island in … Continue reading

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The Red Brigades?

From Ambrose Evans Pritchard: Italy’s labour minister Maurizio Sacconi has just warned that a rushed shake-up of the labour market – as demanded by the EU – risks setting off a fresh cycle of terrorism in the country… …This is … Continue reading

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Applied Marx-Leninism

  …from the quill of Antishenes   The media struggle with the explanations for the summer uprising of the oppressed in Great Britain and elsewhere, like in France or Chile. There is some confusion in what to call the participants. … Continue reading

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