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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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EDITOR: Michael A. Innes
PEERLESS: John Matthew Barlow 
CONTRIBUTOR: Chris Albon CONTRIBUTOR: Martin Senn
CONTRIBUTOR: Marc Tyrrell
CONTRIBUTOR: Eric Randolph
CONTRIBUTOR: Ken Anderson
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Entries in crime (6)

Friday
19Jun

Car Bomb Kills Police Official In Spain

MADRID — Spanish authorities blamed the Basque separatist group ETA for a car bomb that killed a police inspector Friday when it exploded in a town near Bilbao, in northern Spain. The inspector, Eduardo Pueyes García, was in his car in a parking lot in the Santa Elena neighborhood of Arrigorriaga, about six miles south of Bilbao, when it blew up just after 9 a.m., a spokesman for the Basque regional police said. The spokesman, who spoke on condition of anonymity under police rules, said, “The characteristics of the attack pointed to it being the work of ETA.”

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Thursday
18Jun

Guard Of Key Terror Witness Killed In Greece

ATHENS — Masked gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed an undercover police officer who was guarding a key witness in a terror trial in what the authorities said was an escalation in attacks by domestic terrorists. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but the police said that some of the bullets used in the killing matched those used in a shooting carried out by a far-left militant group called the Sect of Revolutionaries.

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Wednesday
17Jun

Racist Attacks on Romanians In Northern Ireland

More than 100 Romanians forced from their homes by racist attacks are likely to abandon Northern Ireland.

They were forced to take shelter in a church overnight, are currently taking refuge in a leisure centre and will offered temporary homes in student accommodation.

A mother of two, who said she only wanted to be known by her first name Maria, said everyone was now adamant that they wanted to return to Romania.

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Sunday
14Jun

We Can Remember It For You Wholesale

Psychological research continues to undermine the trust given to eyewitnesses’ ability to accurately remember the details of a crime, and we’re becoming increasingly aware of how often their memories are unconsciously manipulated. Paired with a growing interest in the field of neurolaw, which examines the intersection of neuroscience and legal systems, the desire for tools that can objectively assess the accuracy of memories is palpable. But is it possible?

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Wednesday
10Jun

Idiots Rule

One of my favourite bands of all-time is Jane's Addiction.  In particular, I love their song "Idiots Rule." Sure, it's a cynical take on the world.  But sometimes, I do wonder if perhaps Perry Farrell (the frontman) wasn't right.  Today is one of those times. 

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