Friday, July 19, 2019
SANDF = South African National Defense Force.
Military as an internal police force? Martial law? Thanks to the tip from Matt.
"South Africa military deployed to quell Cape Town gang crime"
The Tavern of the Seas. The Fairest Cape. The Mother City. Cape Town. Street gangs run amok.
MILITARY FORCE REQUIRED.
"Cape Town. South African soldiers on Thursday started patrolling Cape Town's crime-ridden townships under a deployment order by the government to counter a surge of shootings, gang violence and murders."
Street gangs posing a severe internal security threat within many nations.
TO INCLUDE THE UNITED STATES!
Street gangs posing that proper combination of numbers, weapons, money, organization AND ruthlessness.
Traditional policing just does work in such circumstances.
The article suggest the use of military units patrolling for a period of three months only. Don't count on it.
See previous blog entries the threat as posed by street gangs: