Red Army Faction

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  • noun

Synonyms for Red Army Faction

a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany

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In this memoir, he describes his work for the Agency, from his recruitment out of Purdue University's NROTC program in 1971, through his targeting and killing of members of West Germany's Baader-Meinhoff Group (also know as the Red Army Faction), his involvement with the Hell's Angels while operating a health club in California, and his involvement in interrogating "War on Terror" detainees at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo (where, he claims, prisoners were treated humanely).
Also known as the Baader-Meinhoff gang, they carried out kidnappings, murders and robberies in West Germany.
Previous years have included cannabis campaigner Howard Marks and Astrid Proll who was linked to the ultra-left wing German terrorist gang Baader-Meinhoff.
Jasper takes this charge one step farther, linking Ruckus leaders to Greenpeace, which is then linked to the Baader-Meinhoff gang, "a Marxist-Leninist terrorist group based in West Germany," the Dutch Communist Party and finally to spying for the Soviet Union.