Russia's Long War

August 2010
Time International (Asia Edition);8/16/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p12
The article examines Russia's approach to fighting terrorism and Islamic insurgency. Compared to Western countries, Russia's strategy for dealing extremists and insurgents is distinguished by its brutality, vengefulness, and use of intimidation. This article traces the origins of Muslim insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus and the suicide bombing attacks that occurred in March 2010 in two Moscow metro stations. It mentions the military operations launched by the local authorities in Dagestan under the support of the Kremlin.


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