The word terrorist is subjective, in the eyes of the beholder.
The Brits would have considered the Minutemen terrorists.
I would consider the South between Reconstruction and the civil war era as
run by terrorists.
Israelis thought the PLO a terrorist organization and the Stern Gang patriots.
The Palestinians thought the Stern Gang terrorists and the PLO patriots.
"Terrorism" is a propagandist term and should be placed (delicately) in
the trash bin of history.
The Weatherman were more than confrontational, however. I mean radical
pacifists were also confrontational. I respect (and knew and know) many
who chose the Weathern route.
I think they (and SDS as a whole after 69 or 70) must bare some
responsibility for the destruction of the movement and the rise of the
right. But that's a larger topic.
>>and I agree, the weather people could hardly be called terrorist,
confrontationalist definitely ...
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