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What does DS stand for?

DS stands for Death Squad

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It has been claimed he delivered slum priests to the brutal 1976 to 1983 dictatorship's death squads while he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires.
The site went on to say discuss another death squad atrocity which was too obvious to conceal; on November 1, terrorists executed Syrian military personnel and civilians in the town of Saraqeb, asserting that even opposition supporters can't hide what happened, as there is video evidence showing it.
6 million spies (page 296); Peasants forcibly recruited and forced to act as local military collaborators (C[pounds sterling]Soldiers of My PeopleC[yen]) in 500 of ColombiaCOs 1,096 municipalities; 30,000 military-trained and armed death squad paramilitary forces; 300,000 active military forces, the DAS (Departamento Administrativo de Seguidad Co Security Administrative Department) Co the secret police numbering in the tens of thousands.
With the help of Alice Ross (Catherine McCormack) Max manages to steal the vital recording of the death squad execution but there could be a much bigger plot afoot to reproduce a 9/11-style atrocity, just to keep the arms trade profitable and international paranoia on a high.
A Peruvian court has convicted a former general and three members of a military death squad of kidnapping and murder in a ruling that prosecutors say could set a precedent in the trial of former President Alberto Fujimori.