The Trade-offs between Security and Civil Liberties in Russia’s War on Terror: The Regional Dimension


This article focuses on Russia’s antiterrorist campaign in 2000–04 to discern and analyze dynamics in the trade-offs between security1 and liberties. An analysis of these trade-offs in four separate regions of the Russian Federation demonstrates that enhancing the powers of the security apparatus at the expense of liberties may help reduce the threat of… (More)