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Dirty War, Clean Hands ETA, the GAL and Spanish Democracy

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ISBN-10: 0300097506

ISBN-13: 9780300097504

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Paddy Woodworth

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Spain's transition from the Franco dictatorship to a democratic state has been widely regarded as exemplary. In this narrative, Paddy Woodworth analyzes what happens when a democracy abandons the rule of law, showing how state terror has strengthened revolutionary terrorism.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Map of GAL Attacks in Basque Country
Map of GAL Attacks in Bayonne
An Ancient People, A Modern Conflict
'Only 5,000 Years Ago'
Boys Become Giant-Killers
The First Dirty War
A Dirty War Run By Democrats
Clean Hands in Government
Fear Crosses the Border
Under Siege in the Sanctuary
ETA Between Two Fires
Bombing Biarritz
A Revolutionary Doctor
A Black Lady Stalks the Bars
Massacre at the Monbar
Shooting Women and Children Too
The GAL's War is Over
Placing Blame: Investigating the Investigators
Grounds for Suspicion
Protecting Senor X
State Terrorism in the Dock
Recollections in Tranquillity
A Cascade of Confessions
Old Bones Tell Their Story
Who's Cheating Who?
The Paper Chase
A Divided Democracy
A Minister in the Dock
Judgement and Response
Conclusions: Cleaning Up After A Dirty War
Waking from the Nightmare
Chronology of GAL Attacks
Chronology of GAL Investigations
Some Notes on the Spanish Constitution, Judiciary and Legal System