Throughout history there are many examples of how military resistance movements from being called terrorists gradually in people's consciousness emerges as liberation movements.
In Algeria, the world press and the French government hammered on the fact that the national front operated solely terror. The political goals the front stood for were concealed. Only when they reached a point where the French oppression and the broad base of the liberation front could no longer be withheld, the press and broadcast step by step began to describe a legitimate political movement. It didn't go fast. The self-reliant did not have to give the impression that they were wrong. The pieces that made the pattern fit together appeared over a very long time.
Western press and broadcasting proceeded in the same way in their attitude. . .
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