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The Contested Landscape Of Jerusalem

The Review

John Matthew Barlow discusses University of Tel Aviv archeologist Raphael Greenberg's new research on the dig at Wadi Hilweh, and its political and cultural ramifications for Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • Contested Jerusalem

    Research

    John Matthew Barlow discusses University of Tel Aviv archeologist Raphael Greenberg's new research on the dig at Wadi Hilweh, and its political and cultural ramifications for Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • The Occidental Guerrilla

    Book Review

    Michael A. Innes reviews David Kilcullen's new book The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One. A timely and astute synthesis of experience, research and analysis, the author pinpoints the political shear between minority existential threats to US interests and the majority of the world's locally invested guerrillas who just want to be left alone.

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  • Architecture & Biopolitics

    Interview

    Berlin-based writer Daniel Miller's October 2008 interview with Swedish philosopher and SITE Magazine Editor-In-Chief Sven-Olov Wallenstein, on his new book Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture (Princeton Architectural Press, 2009).

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  • Wired For War

    Symposium

    The second symposium in CTlab's 2009 series, focused on Peter Singer's new book, Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century (Penguin Press: 2009), ran from 30 March to 2 April. Singer and half a dozen scholars from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Austria debated the use and ethics of robots in war.

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  • The Limits Of "Security"

    Current Intelligence

    Kenneth Anderson explores the link between international financial instability and global security in response to Judy Shelton's recent Wall Street Journal op-ed.

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Masthead

EDITOR: Michael A. Innes
PEERLESS: John Matthew Barlow 
CONTRIBUTOR: Chris Albon CONTRIBUTOR: Martin Senn
CONTRIBUTOR: Marc Tyrrell
CONTRIBUTOR: Eric Randolph
CONTRIBUTOR: Ken Anderson
CONTRIBUTOR: Tim Stevens
CONTRIBUTOR: Marisa Urgo

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Tuesday
07Jul

Travel Advisory: Toronto

UPDATED: World Travel Watch,an on-line resource for travellers, is advising travellers to avoid, of all places, Toronto, Ontario, Canada's largest city. The city's garbage collectors are on strike: "Residents living near the [temporary dump] sites complained of the stench and visitors were surprised to see the mounds of trash throughout the city that is known for its cleanliness." Oh, no!

The Toronto advisory is the lead item on World Travel Watch, which also notes curfews in Honduras in response to the coup, dengue fever in Mexico, the bubonic plague in Libya (something I told you good people about here on the CTlab last month, I might add), crimes against tourists in Latvia, and security for the G8 meeting in Italy. I'm serious. Toronto's garbage strike apparently ranks with coups, plagues, and a rash of crimes against foreigners.

At least last time there was an official travel advisory about Toronto, it was rooted in something real, SARS, back in 2003.  And even then, that travel advisory was met with disbelief.

The best part about the current advisory, which, of course, is not an official advisory, is that it was posted on 1 July, Canada Day.

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