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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... study breaks with a tendency of US and other Western media that associate terrorism with al-Qaeda and Islamic jihad and argues that there are many branches of domestic terrorism and eruptions of societal violence, two examples of which I explore in this study. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Schmitt) that inform Kittler's broader historical survey of technology and enmity. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler terrorism Horst Herold Red Army Faction (RAF) al-Qaeda At first glance Friedrich Kittler's 2002 Mosse Lecture, “Of States and Their Terrorists...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... alternative to US empire and an antithesis to al Qaeda. While they paint a grim picture of the present, their message is that resistance is possible, and it might be more effective if it were framed as a movement against the tyranny of military neoliberalism. The authors begin by arguing that both the US...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the Hamas movement, and, later, Al Qaeda. Such treatment partly explains why these groups have chosen Al-Jazeera to express their views to the world. Miles’ book contextualizes Al-Jazeera on several levels, making it an exciting read and a major contribution to Media, Cultural, and Political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... second generation Al Qaeda militants, while not endorsing neofundamentalism in their countries of origin, became born-again Muslims in Europe. Furthermore, all of them are Westernized, at least in some respects: they speak a Western language fluently, many hold citizenship of a European country, and they...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... revolutionaries of my generation chanted their “Ho-Ho-Ho Chi Minh” in order to position themselves as future foreign ministers, they probably didn't realize in the name of which tenno they were raising their voices. 5 And the story continues with al-Qaeda's current operations on Bali or Mindanao. Facing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... during the Bush – Cheney era ( Kellner 2007 ), I distinguished between Big Lies that were endlessly repeated until they had the ring of truth, like the claim that Saddam Hussein was hiding “weapons of mass destruction” and was in alliance with al Qaeda (a favorite whopper of Dick Cheney and his minions...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, and all the many responses to them, as well as the continued resurgence of extremism of many different kinds, a call for politics to enter more centrally the research and pedagogic agenda...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... fully mobilize in distributed networks? Because military culture is committed to hierarchy. Decentralized networks can work in military culture, as al Qaeda (the Base) has demonstrated. But truly distributing power (to judge and originate ideas) cannot coexist with military chains of command. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... – a “ going to extremes” 1 – that find expression in France in the Front National , in some countries with Al Qaeda, and in others in self-destructive behaviors, drug abuse, etc. And this happens at a point when capitalism is currently discovering its own real limits in environ mental terms, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... people here have long memories,” said reporter Sidi Ahmed. “They are used to hiding their manuscripts. They go into the desert and bury them until it is safe” (quoted in Gwin 2013) . Early in 2013, French troops arrived in response to new threats from al-Qaeda (much of what follows is informed by...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... virtual private networking protocol that makes user identity anonymous, and Camera/Shy, a powerful web browser stenography application that allegedly allows anyone to engage in the type of secret information storage and retrieval that groups such as Al Qaeda have used against the Pentagon. Moreover...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
...; Facebook, MySpace, iPhones and iPads, and other new technologies enable everyone to become part of the spectacle (if you can afford, and know how to use, the technology). Hence today, everyone from Hollywood and political celebrities, to Internet activists in Egypt and Tunisia, to terrorists like al-Qaeda...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Bush administration’s faith-based foreign policy and the way it pushed a link between Iraq and Al Qaeda). The concept of communicative capitalism tries to capture this strange merging of democracy and capitalism. It does so by highlighting the way networked communications bring the two together...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Laden, and the uneducated, fanatical, single, and predominantly rural “muscle hijackers,” the report claimed that this latter group personified the social condition that allowed Al Qaeda to thrive. All came from villages along the Saudi–Yemen border, an “isolated” and “weakly policed area … sometimes...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... by Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds, who are divided by religion, tradition, and even language. The global War on Terror was launched by the US and other nation states against Al Qaeda and its allies, none of which is either a nation state or even a country, and which, hence, cannot be won by the military...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., theological macro-entity, but to the controversial ways Islam enters European society: Turkish membership, the French headscarf debate, honor killings in Germany, the Danish cartoon controversy, the assassination of the film director, Theo Van Gogh, in the Netherlands, and al-Qaeda attacks in Madrid, London...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... misquoted in a newspaper? Will I be arrested as an al Qaeda co-conspirator? Will I be committed to a mental health facility? Secret knowledge can be disclosed – but its meanings, its future meanings, the future “events” it will be part of, can never be fully revealed. It's clear, to take a non...