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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... The 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 (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the authors rethink left politics and discover common ground for a multitude that would be an 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...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., and tangled up with the dominant order and contemporary processes of globalization. Al Qaeda terrorism constitutes an internality that nevertheless escapes, an intimate exteriority inside. It is an expression of a conflict that is of, against, within, and eluding the grasp of the dominant order...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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 Studies. First...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 this serious challenge to its rule over East Asia...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of Lying,” written 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...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 302–313.
Published: 01 November 2021
... with destroyed buildings, twisted metal, body parts, and toppled monuments of dictators. An imam addresses his congregation, while Al-Qaeda's “Jihadi John” carries out a decapitation on camera. Global media empires set up banks of TV cameras on opposing sides, mounted on machine gun tripods, reporting...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of different disciplines in the humanities, arts, and qualitative social sciences. In the aftermath of the four synchronized terrorist attacks 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...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 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, associated with the hactivist...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., the use of the data is centralized. Why this inability to 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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... – 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 terms of the biosphere. In this regard...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... threats from al-Qaeda (much of what follows is informed by Hammer 2014 and Schultz 2013) . Hammer reports that, at that time, the city was preparing for its Maouloud festival, which involves a public reading of some of their most revered manuscripts. The jihadists, faced with both impending French...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and occupation, may or may not now be on the verge of disintegrating into different parts, controlled 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...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... celebrities, to Internet activists in Egypt and Tunisia, to terrorists like al-Qaeda, or deranged killers, can create their own media spectacles or participate in the media spectacle of the day—as the North African Arab uprisings, European movements against global capital, and the Occupy movements...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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 called ‘the wild frontier’.” These remote areas, untouched by oil wealth, harbored “a large, steadily increasing population...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Marx. The slogan was, “It was about time a capitalist started a revolution.” Finally, one might also recall the guarantees of citizens’ access and the lure of town meetings for millions, the promises of democratization and education that drove Al Gore and Newt Gingrich’s political rhetoric...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... cartoon controversy, the assassination of the film director, Theo Van Gogh, in the Netherlands, and al-Qaeda attacks in Madrid, London, and Istanbul. These are different acts and deeds in different national settings, but each refers to a controversy involving Islam in Europe. These controversies have...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... will be used. Will I be 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...