Aum Shinrikyo

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Synonyms for Aum Shinrikyo

a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world

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It is probably asking too much to expect Heard to identify the next Aum Supreme Truth, especially when the alternative he offers to earnest warnings and dire predictions is so much more amusing.
David Koresh led 85 members of his Branch Davidian cult to their deaths at Waco and the Japanese Aum Supreme Truth carried out a nerve-gas bombing on the Tokyo subway, killing 12 and injuring 5000.
For the series of sarin gas attacks and other crimes committed by AUM Shinrikyo, or AUM Supreme Truth in English, the death sentences handed down on founder Shoko Asahara, 56, whose real name is Chizuo Matsumoto, and 10 other members had been finalized.
Members of AUM Shinrikyo, or AUM Supreme Truth in English, staged sarin nerve gas attacks against a residential district in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, in 1994 and against Tokyo's subway system in 1995.
There are some Japanese who cling to their hope for a peaceful settlement, but the opponents in this conflict are of the same sort as the crazed AUM Supreme Truth (AUM Shinrikyo) cult members who killed and injured innocent civilians with their 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway.