Gorriti, Gustavo
June 1990
New Republic;6/18/90, Vol. 202 Issue 25, p15
This article traces the evolution of the Communist Party of Peru, known as the Shining Path. Origins of the organization under the leadership of Abimael Guzman; Profile of Guzman, including background and rise to power; Role of China and the Soviet Union in the Shining Path's development; Primary objectives of the party; Resulting violence and terror in Peru; How the United States has responded.


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