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  • While Mr. Kan's side cites the dispatch of Tokyo firefighters as an example of the new system in action, his critics point to an earlier episode in which a police riot-control truck failed to tame overheating spent-fuel pools.

    Kan Cuts Out Bureaucrats

  • Numerous photos and video clips posted online appeared to show police attacking rioters with sticks, as well as the mobilization of a fleet of armored personnel carriers and riot-control vehicles.

    Land Rights at Center of Protests After Chinese Bureaucrat's Death

  • Those clashes, after peaceful uprisings that deposed the longtime rulers of Tunisia and Egypt, crystallized a rethinking of Israel's riot-control tactics that had begun months before the Arab Spring revolutions, according to Ron Ben Yishai, a military analyst for the newspaper Yediot Aharonot.

    Grappling With Protests, Israel Seeks to Limit Use of Force

  • Given the magnitude of Iran's direct intervention in Syria and Assad's deference to his Iranian riot-control masters, it would not be too much of a stretch to assert that Iran, rather than Syria, is largely overseeing the repression given the extensive role Iranian forces now have in putting down the revolt.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Iran's Proxy War in Syria Is Shoring Up Assad

  • TEL AVIV Reuters - A senior officer said Monday that Israeli soldiers would show "much more tolerance" toward Palestinian demonstrations than in the past thanks to riot-control training and new equipment designed to reduce injuries and deaths.

    Israel vows "tolerance" for Palestinian protests

  • Aid to Egyptian police and riot-control forces, which amounted to about $1 million last year, is minuscule by comparison.

    Unrest tests Egyptian military and its crucial relationship with U.S.

  • Israeli riot-control forces waiting outside the compound — known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary — rushed in to restore order, using stun grenades to disperse the crowd, Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel Ben-Ruby said.

    Clashes Erupt at Jerusalem Mosque

  • Muammar Awad/Associated Press Israeli riot-control forces waiting outside the compound rushed in to restore order, using stun grenades to disperse the crowd.

    Clashes Erupt at Jerusalem Mosque

  • Another presidential directive concerned the use of nonlethal riot-control agents.

    Unhappy anniversary to Operation Eagle Claw

  • Blair told Wiranto that the United States would initiate this new riot-control training for the Indonesian armed forces.

    Adm Blair, Obama's Intel Guy, Testimony on Taiwan


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