THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT AND ENVIRONMENTAL TERRORISM

@article{Leader2003THEEL,
  title={THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT AND ENVIRONMENTAL TERRORISM},
  author={Stefan H. Leader and Peter S. Probst},
  journal={Terrorism and Political Violence},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={37 - 58}
}
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