Brigate Rosse

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a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s

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The absence of a clearly defined border between legality and illegality is clearly reflected in the publication Brigate rosse.
As for the new Brigate Rosse, who killed Massimo D'Antona (1999) and Marco Biagi (2002)--that is another story.
Le Brigate rosse e la guerra totale 19702008, Milano: Rizzoli, 2008; A.
Della Chiesa pummeled the Brigate rosse with mass arrests of left-wing radicals and the State Police created a new and expert anti-terrorist unit.
The two Communist journalists interviewing Moretti for Brigate Rosse tried to convince him that Red Brigadism had nothing to do with Marxist-Leninism, but he had little trouble disposing of their objections.
In Armi e bagagli: un diario dalle Brigate Rosse ("Arms and Baggage: A Diary from the Red Brigades" 1987), Enrico Fenzi explained that the Left wanted to forget its own acceptance of the revolutionary premises from which Red Brigadism had evolved.
The date May 9, 1978 stands out as a reference point in the cultural history of post-war Italy, the day the president of the Christian Democratic party, Aldo Moro, was shot by militants of the Brigate Rosse (BR).
Recently, three women who played fundamental roles in Italy's lotta armata have published autobiographical writings: Nell'anno della tigre: La storia di Adriana Faranda (Baldini & Cosoldi, 1995), and Nel cerchio della prigione (Sperling & Kupfer, 1996) by Anna Laura Braghetti of the Brigate Rosse and Francesca Mambro, co-founder of the right-wing NAR (Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari).
He is the author of a recent Italian best seller, Mario Moretti: Brigate Rosse.