aldo moro & the ‘red scare’

aldo moro & the 'red scare'from the first post: Thirty years ago this Sunday, the Italian statesman Aldo Moro was seized by the Red Brigades and eight weeks later his body was dumped in downtown Rome. It was the most spectacular assassination by the Red Brigades and the most significant killing of a leader in Europe during the entire Cold War. But was this just the notoriously incompetent Red Brigades acting alone? Or did they have professional help from outside, particularly from senior Nato allies worried that Italy was about to get a Communist government?

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