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Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Definition/Scope: Marxist-Leninist group founded in 1967 by George Habash as a member of the PLO. Joined the Alliance of Palestinian Forces (APF) to oppose the Declaration of Principles signed in 1993 and has suspended participation in the PLO. Broke away from the APF, along with the DFLP, in 1996 over ideological differences. Has made limited moves toward merging with the DFLP since the mid-1990s.



Used For:

Halhul Gang
Halhul Squad
Red Eagle Gang
Red Eagle Group
Red Eagles

Acronym:

PFLP

Broader Terms:

foreign terrorist organization
Palestinian Liberation Organization


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