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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
CONTRIBUTOR: Tim Stevens
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Wednesday
17Jun

Bloomsday 

Yesterday was Bloomsday, the annual marking of the fictional tour of Dublin undertaken by Leopold Bloom in James Joyce's 1922 novel, Ulysses.  Each 16 June around the world, Joyce fans undertake Bloomdsay celebrations.  In Dublin, Bloom's walk around the city is re-created.  In the cities of the Irish diaspora, more esoteric re-creations of Bloom's tour are undertaken, as well as various Irish street festivals.  Bloomsday celebrations are globalised these days: Toronto, Philadelphia, Trieste (where Joyce wrote Ulysses), Tokyo, and Szombathely, Hungary.  Szombathely was the fictional birthplace of Bloom's father, Virâg Rudolf.

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Tuesday
16Jun

Parallel Landscapes

CTlab contributer Matthew Flintham has a new blog site, Parallel Landscapes, up.  This is the description taken from his site:

Parallel Landscapes is an investigation into the production of militarised space in the United Kingdom. As a three year PhD research project based at the Royal College of Art, it will study the shifting geographies of military land-use, rationalisation and the changing roles of architecture and airspace design.

Sunday
14Jun

Bold New Village: Tom Johnson In Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — International forces have failed to quash the insurgency in Afghanistan because they have failed to understand the Taliban’s common-touch campaign, a key architect of Canada’s bold new "model village" strategy said Sunday. At its heart, Prof. Thomas Johnson said, the counter-insurgency is "essentially an information war" the Taliban have been winning hands down. "We need a change in strategy," said Johnson, the director

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Friday
12Jun

The Good, The Bad, And The Goofy

I hadn't seen this before. Absolutely hilarious.

H/t Jason Sigger.

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Tuesday
09Jun

Sitting In Offices vs. Working In Warzones

Updated on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:31 by Registered CommenterMike Innes

Tom Ricks, on Kimberly Dozier: "The more I hear from Kimberly Dozier of CBS, the more impressed I am. This is from her commencement address at Wellesley College. She is talking about being hit by a car bomb a few years ago in Baghdad:

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