bbc.com – The PFLP was officially created in the wake of the 1967 Six Day war Continue reading the main story Israel and the Palestinians Latest updates Simmering city War within a war Quest for statehood The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) was formed as a resistance movement by the late George Habash after the occupation of the West Bank by Israel in 1967. Combining Arab nationalism with Marxist-Leninist ideology, the PFLP saw the destruction of Israel as integral to its struggle to remove Western capitalism from the Middle East.

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