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Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA)

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Karissa Moody

on 27 April 2010

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Transcript of Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA)

Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) a.k.a. Euskadi ta Askatasuna Established: 1959 Goals: Establish independant homeland based on Marxist principles in the northern Spanish provinces and southwestern French departments. Declared enemy: Government officials Former leader Ibon Gogeascoechea was caught on Sunday, 28 February 2010, in northern France.
Current leader, if any, is unknown.

Number of members and supporters: unknown Appeal of the group: breaking away from the Spanish government. Bases: Vizcaya, Guipuzcoa, Alava, regions of Navarra, Labourd, Basse-Navarra, and Soule. Rely on drug trading and commit crimes such as robbery and extortion for funding. An example of weapons used are car bombs. Stradegy used is based on violence. ETA has been attributed with numerous arson and incendiary attacks against the goverrnment. They've claimed several bombings. ETA has justified their actions through wanting to break away from the government to gain independance of their religion The group is attempting to frighten its enemy into acting in a particular way in giving them their independance. Their strategy is not successful because members have repitedly gotten caught, ceased, and captured. The government response includes putting any person associated with ETA on trial, and the closing of the newspaper "Euskaldunon Egunkaria". Scale of Threat to United States: 1 Violence is ETA's main tactic because fear is the best propaganda.
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