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- n. a terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War; combined Marxist-Leninist ideology with Palestinian nationalism; used terrorism to gain attention for their cause; hoped to eliminate the state of Israel
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the pflp made scientific determinations when it planned its military operations. it released civilians before blowing up any planes. it defended palestinians and lebanese and jordanians in the camps and beirut and amman and only organized offensive operations against israel's military, the phalangists' militias, and the king's army, but NEVER against civilians. even today, all of its operations target israeli military outposts and/or armed settlers.
Babylonian · December 1st, 2003 at 6:00 pm just because they overreact to everything doesn’t mean their facts are wrong. a simple google search will yield sbaihat’s involvement with campus organizing and his ties to the pflp.
Men aged under 50 years were prohibited from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque. my understanding was that in nablus we were going to make sure that our protest was not about one particular political party, but rather about unity. that we agreed only one flag-the palestinian flag-would be welcomed. i even put away my pflp kuffiya and wore a palestinian embroidered scarf instead so as to wear something that is clearly palestinian and clearly not from a political party.
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