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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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Current Intelligence
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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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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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Wednesday
24Jun

Non-military military cyberspace

The militarisation of cyberspace hit a landmark today when Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced the formation of Cybercom (how 1980s does that sound?!), and appointed the director of the National Security Agency, Lt Gen Keith Alexander, to run it. Following Obama's Cyberspace Policy Review, announced recently, the new organisation will coordinate the Pentagon's assets against criminal and security threats in the ether. Tim Stevens has a wise critique of the Policy Review over here.

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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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