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POL/CRM-332 "Terrorism: National & International": List of Groups

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List of Terrorist/Insurgency Groups

LIST OF TERRORIST/INSURGENCY GROUPS FOR RESEARCH PAPER

  • Buonarroti’s Communists vs. Revolutionary France (1790s);
  • Spanish Insurgency/Guerrilla vs. Napoleonic France (1808-13)
  • Nihilists (Russia 1800s);
  • Anarchists (1800s/1900s);
  • Terrorist/insurgency tactics of World War II anti-Nazi Partisans in USSR;
  • Terrorist/insurgency tactics of World War II anti-Nazi Partisans in Yugoslavia;
  • Terrorist/insurgency tactics of World War II anti-Nazi Partisans in France;
  • Terrorist/insurgency tactics of World War II anti-Nazi Partisans in Italy;
  • Terrorist/insurgency tactics of World War II anti-Nazi Partisans in Poland;
  • IRA (Ireland/British N. Ireland);
  • Black Terrorism/Neo-Nazis (Italy);
  • Red Brigades/Brigate Rosse (Italy);
  • R.A.F./Rote Armee Faktion (West Germany);
  • ETA/Euskazi Basque Group (Spain/France);
  • Tupamaros & Montoneros (Argentina & Uruguay);
  • Sendero Luminoso/Shining Path (Perú);
  • FARC/Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia (Leftists Guerrillans);
  • Autodefensa Unidas de Colombia (Right-wing Paramilitaries)
  • Narco-terrorism/Drug Cartels of Medellin & Cali (Colombia);
  • Tamil Tigers/LTTE (Ceylon/Sri Lanka);
  • PLO/Fatah (Palestinian Liberation Organization);
  • Abu Nidal Group (Palestinian PLO splinter);
  • Hamas (Palestinian);
  • Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (PLO/Palestinian);
  • Muslim Brotherhood (Egypt);
  • Islamic Jihad (Palestinian);
  • Islamic Iran’s State terrorism;
  • Hezbollah (Lebanon-Shi’a);
  • Abu Sayyaf Group (South Philippines);
  • Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya (Egypt/Islamic International);
  • Mujahidens/Northern Alliance (Afghanistan anti-USSR & anti-Taliban);
  • Mujahedin-e-Khalq (anti-Iran);
  • Harakat ul-Mujahidin/HUM (Pakistan & Kashmir anti-India);
  • Lashkar-e-Tayyiba/Army of Righteousness (Pakistan anti-India);
  • IMU/Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan;
  • PKK/Kurdish Workers’ Party (Turkey/Iraq);
  • FLN/National Liberation Front (Algeria 1950s/60s anti-France);
  • FIS/Islamic Front (Algeria 1990s);
  • Taliban (Afghanistan 1990s-2000s);
  • Taliban in Pakistan (2000s);
  • Al-Qaeda (from 1990s to “9/11” to Osama bin-Laden’s targeted killing);
  • Al-Qaeda in Arabia (Yemen & Saudi Arabia);
  • Al-Qaeda in North Africa/Maghreb/Mali;
  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq (2004-12);
  • Islamic State of Iraq & Levant/Syria (ISIL/ISIS as Al-Qaeda rejectionist splinter);
  • Boku Haram (Nigeria);
  • Aum-Rikyu (Japan);
  • George Benson’s Suicide Group (U.S.A.);
  • Weathermen (U.S.A.);
  • Symbionese Army (U.S.A.);
  • Black Panthers (U.S.A.);
  • Charles Manson Group (U.S.A.);
  • David Koresh Davidians Group (U.S.A.);
  • Ruby Ridge Group (U.S.A.);
  • Oklahoma Bombing/McVeigh (U.S.A.);
  • “Lone Wolves” vs. Unabomber (U.S.A.) vs. “Shoe Bomber” vs. “Underwear Bomber”;
  • Theoretical Biological/Chemical terrorism;
  • Theoretical Nuclear/Radiological terrorism.