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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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Sunday
21Jun

Original Robots

Rumor has it that production has begun on a film version of R.U. R., the Czech play where the word "robot" was invented. It's about genetic engineering and robot rebellion, and it could be the best robot movie ever.

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Saturday
20Jun

Mapping The Arabic Blogosphere

The project’s initial case studies investigated three frequently cited examples of the Internet’s influence on democracy. The first case looked at the user-generated news site OhmyNews and its impact on the 2002 elections in South Korea. The second documented the role of technology in Ukraine’s Orange Revolution. The third analyzed the network composition and content of the Iranian blogosphere. Fall 2008 saw the release of a new series of case studies, which broadened the scope of our research and examined some less

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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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Wednesday
10Jun

Oh No: More Futurama!

Current TV is reporting that Matt Groening's other series, the terminally un-funny Futurama has been renewed by Comedy Central for another 26 episodes.  This is twice the amount that the blogosphere had been predicting.  What I am left to wonder, however, is how this show has survived so long? I guess I'll continue to vote with my remote control.

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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