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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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Entries in journalism (4)

Saturday
20Jun

David Rohde Escapes Taliban Captivity

One of the more interesting stories not reported since late 2008 has been the abduction of NYT reported and Pulitzer winner David Rohde while researching a book in Afghanistan. Rohde escaped from captivity yesterday, after being held for seven months. The NYT:

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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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Wednesday
10Jun

American Journalists as Pawns in North Korea

North Korea on Monday sentenced two American journalists working for Al Gore's Current TV to 12 years of hard labour.  Laura Ling and Euna Lee were arrested on 17 March whilst researching a story on the plight of North Korean refugees -- most notably women and children -- looking for food and shelter in China.  They were charged with “committing hostilities against the Korean nation and illegal entry."  Whether or not they actually did enter North Korea is another matter; the women were arrested along

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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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