To Know Who You Are and who you want to be

Al-Shabab

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Boko-Haram

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Al-Qaida

Afghanistan

​Evolved from a group founded by Osama Bin Laden to fight against the Russians in the 1980's Soviet Afghan War (with help from the CIA)


​Goal: Drive the American influence out of Muslim Nations


​Rose to infamy when they pulled off the September 11th 2001 terror attacks.  Also responsible for 2004 Madrid bombing, 2005 London Bombing, Insurgency in Iraq against coalition forces, 2015 Paris attacks, They hijacked a peaceful revolution in Syria and turned it into a war, and more.

Chechen Rebels

Russia (Caucus Region)


Goal: Independence for Chechnya​


They have carried out many bombings and sent gunman into public places to take hostages and murder the hostages

Basque Fatherland and Liberty ETA

Basque region border of France and Spain


​Goal: ​Establish an independent

Marxist Homeland


​Commit kidnappings, bombings, assassinations, and robberies

​Including 2004 Madrid train bombings

Irish Republican Army IRA

Northern Ireland and England


​Goal: Unify Ireland by removing English

​from Northern Ireland


​Militant group Sinn Fein (We Ourselves)

used mainly bombings (car) sometimes

called in warnings ahead of time

Aum Supreme Truth

Japan

​Goal: Take over Japan

and then the World


​Religious cult led by Shoko Ashara

Responsible for 1995 Tokyo Subway

sarin gas attack that killed 12 and injured 6,000

"I am the evil spirit which moves around only at night causing nightmares"

Abu Nidal aka Black September

Middle East

​Goal: Palestinain State


Split from PLO in 1974 when Sabri al-Banna

decided the PLO was not extreme enough

Carried out Attacks in 1970's and 1980's

​Including playing a role in the 1972 Munich

​Olympic attack, assassinations, Airline and

Embassy bombings

National Liberation Army (ELN)


Columbia

​Goal: Establish a Marxist (Communist) Regime


Kidnappings for Ransom

​Associated with FARC


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Khmer Rouge

Cambodia

​Communist Rebels

Led by Pol Pot

​Goal: Over throw Cambodian government


Responsible for the Genocide of over 

​2 million Cambodians from 1975 - 1979


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ISIS or ISIL

Islamic State Iraq and Syria

​Islamic State Iraq and Levant


​Goal: To create an Islamic State that has

no borders and to usher in the apocalypse


Founded 1999 by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Began to work with Al-Qaida in 2002 in Iraq

Becomes attached to Al-Qaida in 2004


After the death of al-Zarqawi in 2006 ISIS's tactics escalated to a brutal level that Al-Qaida felt was damaging to their public image so they officially broke ties to ISIS in 2013

Terrorism Who

Terrorist Groups