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Shifting face of international terrorism

Counter-terrorism efforts directed mainly at ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the Middle East will need to shift attention to Russian-speaking individuals and networks in the coming years, according to this article. Terror groups that previously resisted oppressive governments in their own … Continue reading

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Police reforms in Kazakhstan

This press release reports changes underway in policing in Kazakhstan. Along with salary increases, the country’s president is calling for modern police academies and dismissal of personnel who fail to meet performance standards. He also plans to make public trust … Continue reading

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Calls for police reform in Kazakhstan

This article describes growing public clamor for police reform in Kazakhstan, sparked by the recent murder of a popular Olympics medalist “in broad daylight” when he confronted two men vandalizing his car. On social media, “The most common complaints are … Continue reading

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