Revolutionary And Counter Revolutionary Terrorism In Uruguay's Tupamaros

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Chapter 10 can be summarized by explaining and defining revolutionary and counter revolutionary terrorism. Revolutionary terrorism was the rise of anti-colonialism. The main challenge was to take the power from the state to establish social and political change. They used different strategies in the form of internal warfare of revolution.
Next, is looking at how to model revolutionary terrorism when it comes to Uruguay’s Tupamaros. The revolutionaries came about during the 1960’s. The Tupamaros used an example of urban terrorism. While they waited for the Guerrillas, they reformed their government to create more economic opportunities.
After, the Urban Philosophy was enacted. Their democracy and liberties began to fade as Uruguay’s financial
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The committee that was in charge had a dispersed process. Their central power came from the inner workings of law enforcement that were given to by the board of Revolutionary justice. They couldn’t possess a cohesive configuration for their repetitive occupations. The effectiveness of their authorities was bestowed in the lower elements.
The Tupamaros influenced modern terrorism because they had different options by turning the city into a battlefield and their tactics were adopted by other groups such as: Direct Action, Red Brigades and the Red Army Faction.
Next are the would-be revolutionaries to include the FARC, the AELN, and the MeK. Alvaro Uribe said that the contribution to the war from Columbia would wipe out the FARC, AUC and ELN. They had many setbacks that included the aggressiveness of Uribe’s counter terrorism. That rescue mission had help free the 15 captives that were in prison for years. The FARC lost the capability to operate their bases in the jungles. In doing so Uribe forced the AUC to separate and the ELN was abandoned because it was far less
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The people who rebelled wanted to destroy the social structures and create a conclusive government. Then, from 1995 to 2005, the Maoist rebellion began in Nepal. They killed the people they held captive, abducted the citizens and killed a high number of people. The government got involved and reacted with counter terrorism. Eventually, a peace treaty was signed.
Next, the Shining Path, a Maoist terrorist group, started their movement. The Peruvians wanted to be free of the Europeans. They started an operation in the rural areas of Peru. Guzman had led them into problems. The Guerrillas had a base in rural areas and they took violence against the poor people. Eventually they lose to Fujimori.
All the while the Naxalites of India, who were peasants, wanted to be treated fairly and just as well. Their campaign began in Bengal. The poor people wanted the rights to own land and better pay. The police went against the protestors using deadly force which turned into a rebellion. The relationship between the landlords and tenants were embedded into the society of India. By 1990 they had many smaller groups that included: the people’s Guerrilla Army of the people war group and the Liberation Army of the Maoist of India. Soon the Naxalite rebellion became the main security

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