The RAND Blog

January 2014

  • Volunteers wait to enter through a security check point in the Costal Athletes Village as preparations continue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
    Terrorism Threat Assessment


    Sochi and Singletons

    Mark Sparkman

    Jan 31, 2014

    The RAND Blog

    Given Russian capabilities, it would be surprising if a terrorist group was able to mount a successful large-scale, coordinated attack during the Games. For spectators and athletes alike, the more likely threat will be from individuals, acting alone outside of arenas and other official venues.

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