infosharing21Patrick Quirk
(Author of a number of articles and books on national security and intelligence. He is now completing a manuscript about the Irish Republican Army’s intelligence service. He is a professor of National Security Studies at the Centre for Diplomatique and Strategic Studies, Paris. He specializes in asset location and money laundering issues. As President of Asset Location and Recovery International he has located and recovered monies in most of the world’s most secret banking havens. For more information about how he can help find hidden income and assets, visit his website: https.//

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 4 January 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)


Although terrorism per se has been around for hundreds if not thousands of years --even when considering revolutionary movements like the American Revolution, Russian revolution or the Spanish Civil War. This includes modern day movements of so-called radical groups be they anarchists, communists or socialists. Even during the civil war in Greece in 1946 and 1947 to 1962 communists of the Democratic Army of Greece fighting to overthrow the Greek government were often called terrorists. And more recent 19th and 20th wars of independence as in the Philippines and later in China and Vietnam it was the same thing. Usually, the revolutionary parties are called radicals and terrorists. ..Read more

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