The Transnational Choke Hold

The Transnational Choke Hold

The deaths of Ziad Abu Ein and Eric Garner are connected by the choke hold of oppression.

Military Videogames – It is All a Matter of Perspective!

Military Videogames – It is All a Matter of Perspective!

Some thoughts on the question of violence and what the moves in GTA may mean for future depictions of war within military shooters

The Nature of War

The Nature of War

A sneak preview of work regarding the feedback loop between military research and sci-fi.

Wall of Light

Wall of Light

On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened. Twenty-five years later, the city has temporarily been divided again, not by concrete and steel but by an art installation of 8,000 luminous balloons.

Filmmaking in the IR Classroom

Filmmaking in the IR Classroom

A compelling exploration of the use of film production as a teaching tool in International Relations.

Mind the Drone

Mind the Drone

On October 14, the Serbian national soccer team hosted Albania in a Euro 2016 qualifying match. Already significant in light of the ethnic and political tensions long-present between the two nations, the contest became more intriguing just…

Wartorn Britain

Wartorn Britain

Filmmaker Michael Bluett takes us on a tour of present-day British military remembrance.

Consuming War: Peter Mantello at TEDx

Consuming War: Peter Mantello at TEDx

In this talk, Peter Mantello shows how the War on Terror blurs the lines between the consumer marketplace and state violence.

Syria Girl’s ISIS

Syria Girl’s ISIS

Syria Girl’s influential analysis is right on the money, save a few important caveats.

Calling Chuck Norris

Calling Chuck Norris

Thomas R. Lansner reviews a New York Times profile of America’s top “terrorist fighter” in Africa and asks what Chuck Norris has to do with counter-insurgency.

 

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