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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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Masthead

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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Saturday
01Aug

Civilian Deaths On the Upswing in Afghanistan

A UN report states that civilian deaths are increasing in Afghanistan, by some 24% this year. This is rather alarming, I must say. The bulk of these deaths, it appears, come due to the actions of the Taleban, who have embedded themselves amongst the civilian population.  Not to sound cynical, but I didn't realise that this was news, I thought we already knew this was a common tactic?

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Saturday
25Jul

Questions About Vinas 

I had so many questions after reading this New York Times article on American Al Qaeda member, Bryant Neal Vinas (aka Bashir al-Ameriki) that I'm not sure where to begin.


Q1: Why do intelligence agencies constantly tell us how hard it is to infiltrate al-Qaeda when Vinas and so many others - ie, Lindh, Gadanh, Junaid Babar -- apparently had no problem joining the group,

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Sunday
14Jun

Peter Bernstein, Risk Analyst, Passes Away at 90

Peter L. Bernstein, the Wall Street financial economist, founder of the Journal of Portfolio Analysis, and author of the outstanding Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, has passed away at the age of 90.  Why should CTLab readers find Bernstein's work important to the issues of this site?  

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