militant

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militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia 3rd October Organization , Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia , ASALA , Orly Group
policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal activism
militant reformer activist , militant
militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank; responsible for many deadly attacks in Israel in 2002 Aksa Martyrs Brigades , al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades , Martyrs of al-Aqsa
terrorist organization formed in Pakistan in 2002 as a coalition of extremist Islamic militant groups including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Jaish-e-Muhammad and elements of al-Qaeda Al Qanoon , Lashkar-e-Omar
terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya , Islamic Group
terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings Army of Muhammad , Jaish-e-Muhammad , Jaish-i-Mohammed , JEM
United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928) Big Bill Haywood , Haywood , William Dudley Haywood
militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites Black Panthers
ultra-leftist militant group founded in 1957 from the breakup of the Japanese Communist Party; includes a covert action wing Chukaku-Ha
militant aggressiveness combativeness , militance , militancy
Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence , Inter-Services Intelligence , ISI
fervent and even militant proponent of something drumbeater , partisan , zealot
cause, militant zeal for a evangelism
militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Isra Hamas , Islamic Resistance Movement
militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini , Palestine Islamic Jihad , Palestinian Islamic Jihad , PIJ
extremist militant group in Pakistan occupied Kashmir that seeks an Islamic government and that has had close links and fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami , Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami , HUJI
paramilitary terrorist organization of militant Muslims in Indonesia; wages a jihad against Christians in Indonesia; subscribes to the Wahhabi creed of Islam Holy War Warriors , Laskar Jihad
terrorist group organized by Osama bin Laden in 1998 that provided an umbrella organization for al-Qaeda and other militant groups in Egypt and Algeria and Pakistan and Bangladesh International Islamic Front for Jihad against Jews and Crusaders
militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland IRA , Irish Republican Army , Provisional IRA , Provisional Irish Republican Army , Provos
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