Red Army Faction
Not to be confused with the Royal Air Force, which is also abridged RAF.
| Red Army Faction |
(Red Brigades, RAF, Controlled opposition?)
|Interest of||Gerhard Wisnewski|
The Red Army Faction (RAF), also called Red Army Fraction, byname Baader-Meinhof Gang (German: Rote Armee Fraktion and Baader-Meinhof Gruppe), was a West German radical leftist group formed in 1968 and popularly named after two of its early leaders, Andreas Baader (1943–77) and Ulrike Meinhof (1934–76).
It is said there are three generations of the RAF, while the third has the most professionality and therefore likely has received training by some state actor (MfS), or, is in part a cover and killings like that of Alfred Herrhausen were done by foreign intelligence.
- 1970 to 1972: Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin und Ulrike Meinhof
- 1975 to 1982: Brigitte Mohnhaupt, Stefan Wisniewski, Peter-Jürgen Boock und Christian Klar
- 1983 to ????: Ernst-Volker Staub, Burkhard Garweg, Daniela Klette
Victims include (incomplete list)
- Siegfried Buback, Attorney General of Germany, investigation hindered/hampered indicated by his son's book on the topic
- Alfred Herrhausen, CEO of Deutsche Bank advocating debt reliefs for third world countries
Researchers, namely Regine Igel, Gerhard_Wisnewski, Wolfgang Kraushaar and Michael Buback uncovered ties to the Germany/Deep state: Verena Becker, Horst Mahler and Peter Urbach (among others) were agents provocateurs of German secret services, both East (Stasi) and West (BND). 
The MfS regulation stipulated that any internationally wanted terrorist could find shelter in the DDR if SED officials believed that "social progress" justified the criminal activities or if it was in the "interest of other socialist states". The procedure was executed by a special unit of the highest level of secrecy within the MfS.
- Collection of more than 1,200 digitized documents by and on the Red Army Faction.
- Thread at Quora about the years after WW2 that touches on the RAF and their motivations
- Studentenbewegung (in German)
|Japanese Red Army Faction|
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- https://www.heise.de/tp/features/Von-heimlichen-und-unheimlichen-Kooperationen-3384162.html?view=print (Ger)