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Migrating violence in the Caucasus

The Chechen insurgency has been pushed into neighboring republics.

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  Pacifying Rio

In anticipation of the 2014 World Cup in Rio, Brazil has begun an aggressive program to reduce crime in Rio’s favelas. Officials call it ‚Äúpacification,” a full-scale military operation to run out the drug dealers and bring in more police, while other call it a superficial solution.

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