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Top General: Despite ‘Pockets of Violence,’ Haiti Relatively Calm

January 19th, 2010 01:48 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

The networks are relaying images of streetfights and chaos, and observers are arguing about the semantics of looting. So how serious, exactly, is the violence in Haiti? According to Army Lt. Gen. Ken Keen, the commander of Joint Task Force Haiti, things aren’t so bad — as long as you factor in the country’s poor governance, weak rule of law and history of violence.

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