International coordination, for example, played a useful role enhancing intelligence and security at the olympics in Sochi and London. In Russia and Great Britain, awareness of extremist threats is embedded among the society because people in both nations know what it feels like to have their homeland attacked by terrorists. Brazil, which hosts the Rio Olympics in July, has never experienced a terrorist attack. Now, amidtst the worst political and economic crisis in its history Brazil has...
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As Brazil’s political and economic crisis deepens a senior intelligence official has revealed that the nation is being targeted by Islamic State (IS). From a security perspective the games take on a nationwide threat profile because the football tournament that is part of the Rio games will be played in major cities throughout Brazil, giving the event a FIFA World Cup feeling. The venues include Manaus in Amazonia State, Salvador in Bahia State, Fortaleza in the northeastern state of Ceara...
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