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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
CONTRIBUTOR: Marisa Urgo

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Entries in security (20)

Tuesday
30Jun

Missile Defense Pork Barrel

According to a recent media report (Anchorage Daily News), the Senate Armed Forces Committee may thwart Bill Gates' freeze on Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) deployments in Alaska. The decision to halt the further development of GMD in Alaska at a level of 30 interceptors has encountered resistance in the committee and in particular Alaska's senators, Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich, support the deployment of 14 additional interceptors.

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Saturday
27Jun

The Long and Strange Journey of Abousfian Abdelrazik

Right now, 5.10pm EST, Abousfian Abdelrazik is sitting in a lounge at Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport, awaiting his connecting flight to Montréal, about an hour away from Toronto by air.  He landed in Canada about 20 minutes ago.  It has been a long time coming.  In 2003, Abdelrazik, a naturalised Canadian citizen, flew back to the Sudan to visit his ailing mother.  He hasn't been home since.  

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Saturday
27Jun

Red Hot Chili Poppers

GUWAHATI, India–Security forces are planning to mix one of the world's hottest chili powders in hand grenades to control riots and during insurgency operations in the remote northeast, a defence official said yesterday.

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Friday
26Jun

Blame Canada...

Only if your politicians are less intelligent than South Park characters, that is. Thanks to Tom Ricks for pointing out the silliness for what it really is. On Tom's condescension? I'm reminded of this little episode Canadians are fond of mentioning any time the issue of northern timidity comes up.

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Thursday
25Jun

Whither New UK Cyber Strategy?

So, the UK government has this morning launched its new Cyber Security Strategy. Well, I say published - I can't find a copy of it yet. Fulfilling one of the worst-kept secrets in Whitehall two new units are going to come onstream in the next few months. First, an Office of Cyber Security within the Cabinet Office and, second, a Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) based at GCHQ in Cheltenham. I guess we can expect all sorts of internecine wrangling and internally contradictory strategy. All this, of course, because - as Security Minister

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