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Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies Guide

Library resources for Henley-Putnam's Terrorism and Counter-terrorism courses.

List of Militant Organizations

U.S. Domestic organizations 
1. Animal Liberation Front (ALF)

2. Army of God

3. Aryan Nation (a.k.a. Aryan Republican Army)

4. Covenant, Sword, and Arm of the Lord

5. Earth Liberation Front (ELF)

6. Freeman

7. Mountaineer Militia

8. National Alliance

9. Posse Comitatus

10. The Order (a.k.a. The New Order)

International organizations 
1. Abu Nidal Organization (ANO)

2. Abu Sayyaf Group

3. Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade

4. Armenian Secret Army for Liberation of Armenia (ASALA)

5. Armed Islamic Group (GIA)

6. Aum Shinrikyo

7. Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA)

8. Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army (CPP/NPA)

9. Continuity Irish Republican Army

10. Dulat al Islam fi al Iraq wa al Sham (Da’ash) or ISIS or ISIL

11. Gama’a al-Islamiyya (Islamic Group)

12. HAMAS (Islamic Resistance Movement)

13. Hezbollah

14. Iranian Revolutionary Guards – Qud Force

15. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM) (Army of Mohammed)

16. Jaysh al Mahdi (JAM)

17. Japanese Red Army

18. Jemaah Islamiya organization (JI)

19. al-Jihad (Egyptian Islamic Jihad)

20. Justice Commandos Against Armenian Genocide

21. Kongra-Gel (KGK, formerly Kurdistan Workers’ Party, PKK, KADEK)

22. Lashkar-e Tayyiba (LeT) (Army of the Righteous)

23. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)

24. The Muslim Brotherhood

25. Palestine Liberation Front (PLF)

26. Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)

27. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLF)

28. PFLP-General Command (PFLP-GC)

29. Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA)

30. Real IRA

31. Red Army Faction

32. Red Brigades

33. Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

34. Revolutionary Organization 17 November

35. Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC)

36. Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso, SL)

37. Tanzim Qa’idat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (QJBR) (al-Qaida in Iraq) (formerly Jama’at al-Tawhid wa’al-Jihad, JTJ, al-Zarqawi Network)

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