250+ Gang Attacks on El Salvador Security Forces in 2015

Monday, 18 May 2015 El Salvador MS13 Barrio 18 Security Policy Gang members in El Salvador with high-power weapons El Salvador's street gangs have reportedly carried out over 250 attacks on security forces so far this year, statistics that suggests the country is heading towards a new phase of an increasingly bloody conflict, resembling that... Continue Reading →

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Northern Triangle is World’s Extortion Hotspot

Northern Triangle is World's Extortion Hotspot http://static.ak.facebook.com/connect/xd_arbiter/xRlIuTsSMoE.js?version=41#channel=f3f81be0c&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.insightcrime.orghttps://s-static.ak.facebook.com/connect/xd_arbiter/xRlIuTsSMoE.js?version=41#channel=f3f81be0c&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.insightcrime.org Written by Steven Dudley and Michael LohmullerWednesday, 01 July 2015 El Salvador Extortion Guatemala Honduras Extortionists burn buses to intimidate victims Statistics suggest that the Northern Triangle -- El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras -- constitutes the world's epicenter for extortion, illustrating the importance of street gangs and the... Continue Reading →

Lesotho Faces New Round of Violence, Political Crisis

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3 Mexican Journalists Assassinated in Week

Woman arranges altar at the home of journalist Juan Mendoza Delgado as relatives wait for the arrival of the coffin containing his remains, Medellin, state of Veracruz, Mexico, July 3, 2015. Woman arranges altar at the home of journalist Juan Mendoza Delgado as relatives wait for the arrival of the coffin containing his remains, Medellin,... Continue Reading →

Urban Sniper Skills

Photos by Jake Swanson A Former SEAL Schools Us On the Finer Points of Fieldcraft and Marksmanship in the Concrete Jungle According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 80 percent of the American population lives in urban areas. Yet, whenever we see classes or articles about precision marksmanship, they’re usually set against a backdrop of wide-open... Continue Reading →

Preview – 7.62 Full Metal Deathmatch

Photos by Kenda Lenseigne Three AR-10 Carbines Go Head to Head to Head Thanks to the Salesman-in-Chief, it seems like everyone’s got an AR-15. With a market awash in 5.56mm rifles, the next item many people will consider adding to their collection is its big brother, a 7.62 NATO version — because although the ammo... Continue Reading →

Russians Get Glimpse of Internet ‘Troll Factory’

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