Post Tagged with: "War on Terror"

The Next Front in a Very Long War

The Next Front in a Very Long War

War memorials are ways in which nations define the conflict for posterity and thus are intensely political in presence and purpose.

Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Trump is not breaking new ground in using greater lethal force than predecessors and ignoring international law, rather taking the direction towards a logical conclusion.

Russians as Terrorist Victims

Russians as Terrorist Victims

If we are ever to co-exist in peace and with mutual understanding with Russia, we could begin by signalling that Russian victims of terrorism are no less important than others.

Transnational Terrorism

Transnational Terrorism

Terrorist groups are products of their time and, just everyday citizens, live in a globalised world. They are both shaped by globalisation and contribute to it by their actions.

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

Academics should focus more on the processes by which power is exercised through organised persuasive communication and manipulative propaganda.

Review – Hollywood 9/11: Superheroes, Supervillains and Super Disasters

Review – Hollywood 9/11: Superheroes, Supervillains and Super Disasters

From documentaries to Team America, the rich material that Pollard describes might help one understand what entertainment in the new millennium is grounded upon.

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Emmaneul Goffi discusses the impact drones are having on modern warfare, the centrality of a constructivist perspective to his work, and the myth of ‘supreme sacrifice’.

Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

A valuable title that dissects and analyzes the complex phenomenon that is African terrorism and explains how certain state responses have been counter-productive.

Larval Terror and the Digital Darkside

Larval Terror and the Digital Darkside

When war becomes larval, it becomes pervasive and perpetual; the need for fear, for threats, for insecurity also become circulated within the spheres of everyday life.

White Women War Reporters: Interrogating the ‘Third Gender’ Category

White Women War Reporters: Interrogating the ‘Third Gender’ Category

White women war reporters are being classified as a third gender, enabling them to break into the war reporting career, but this only perpetuates patriarchal ideas.

Popular Geopolitics and the ‘War on Terror’

Popular Geopolitics and the ‘War on Terror’

Representational logics, emotion and affect, and intertextuality offer methodological insights into how popular geopolitics connects to the war on terror.

The One Percent Problem

The One Percent Problem

One of the strangest criticisms of US security policy is that it burdens a too small percentage of the American people. In fact, the US has stopped paying for its wars.

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