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East Africa,Kenya

17 September 2011

Daily Nation (Nairobi), Editorial

A new report on the rise in the number of people who have access to guns is as alarming as it is unsurprising. The report by the respected Small Arms Survey estimates there are between 200,000 and 450,000 guns in the wrong hands in this country. It is well established that a functional state is one where the government has a monopoly on the use of violence. By that measure the report's findings are disturbing because they indicate that large parts of the country are... (

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