Seeking an Excuse to Crackdown, Police are Pitting Protesters Against Each Other
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Looking for an Excuse to Crackdown, Police Departments are Pitting Protesters Against Each Other

Civil discontent leads to civil unrest, which leads to protests and counterprotests, and instead of restoring order, local police stand down. Tensions rise, violence escalates, and federal armies move in.

by John Whitehead
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