Military Tactics on the Streets of America | To the Point | KCRW

In Ferguson, Missouri, the use of military equipment against peaceful protesters backfired on local police, producing an escalation of violence. Where did those resources come from? We’ll follow the trail.

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The escalation of violence in Ferguson, Missouri began when local police threatened peaceful protesters with military equipment and tactics. Where did those resources come from? We’ll follow the trail. Also, the Chinese cyber-espionage unit called “Dynamite Panda” has a new target: American medical records. And, the 11th temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas came to an end today when 3 rockets were fired from Gaza toward the Southern Israeli city of Beersheba.

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