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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

Twittering the Uprising in Tehran

Twitter and the revolution.  At least that's how The Globe & Mail sees the events in Tehran in the past week.  Protesters are wired, using txt messaging, Facebook, and Twitter to arrange and organise.  Indeed, the State Department even intervened, asking Twitter to re-schedule an update to its service so that protesters in Tehran could continue to use it.  All of this is made possible because Canadian computer scientists have developed a software called Psiphon, which can be used to get around Iranian government censorship of web pages.  At 2pm Eastern time in North America today, The Globe will be having an on-line discussion of the issue here.  

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Thursday
11Jun

The "Tactical" Excuse

Two posts on strategic focus helped crystalize a major criticism I've had of the kind of work done in the puzzle palace... natch, make that the kind of work required of the big thinkers sitting in the puzzle palace, who are ultimately responsible for answering the requirements laid out by the stars and bars who run the place.

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Wednesday
03Jun

US Nuclear Sites Accidentally Posted On-Line

It seems that there was a snafu somewhere in the food chain of the American government last month, when a list of all civilian nuclear sites and their activities in the US was accidentally posted on-line.  The list was more a book, 266 pages long, and was a document from Obama to Congress that was required by the IAEA.  Parts ofthe document were marked "highly confidential safeguards sensitive."  Media reports point out the obvious security risks of such a document.  Whether or not it is still on-line is not clear, as it was

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