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Left-wing terrorism

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Definition of terrorism>Definition & Conventions
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"War on Terror" and its criticisms
Lists: List of terrorist groups>Groups, State sponsors,
Guerrillas, Incidents,
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Left-wing, Right-wing,
State, Islamic, Ethnic,
Bioterrorism, Narcoterrorism,
Domestic, Nuclear,
Tactics: Aircraft hijacking>Hijacking,
Suicide bomber
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Left-wing terrorism seeks to destroy capitalism and replace it with a communist or socialist regime. Extreme cases of radical environmentalism verge on ecoterrorism, which is pushed primarily by left-wing radicals.

Examples of left-wing terrorist groups: