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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Identical Twins (2003), a series of staged photographs of two young men dressed alternately in Japan's imperial military uniform and modern casual dress, posing in a jungle setting, coinciding with the public debates on Japan's possible involvement in the Iraq war in 2003. The author utilizes the ideas...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 157–167.
Published: 01 February 2005
... invasion of Iraq without U.N. authorization. President Bush—in a display of arrogance and self-righteousness—labeled the Iraq war “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” while his Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, proclaimed that the inhabitants of Iraq...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 February 2005
... with hatred and desire for war; they have no connection with the tragedy of September 11, al Qaeda, or the so-called war on terror. The plan to overthrow Iraq is in conflict with the U.N. charter, which established that one of the United Nations’ goals...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Liu’s neocolonial desire is consonant with his support for U.Sled wars. Although awarded the peace prize, Liu in the mid-­2000s endorsed the inva- Sautman and Yan ❘ The “Right Dissident” 585 sions and occupations of Iraq...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 247–259.
Published: 01 February 2004
... research I was doing at the time on the Chinese revolution. For Asianists of my generation, the Vietnam War was the decisive moment defining the context of Asian scholarship and, for some, of American politics, at least until 9 /11 and the Iraq War...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... “perhaps some kind of liberation”133 and has praised U.S. approaches to bombing and “nation building” there.134 The Dalai Lama’s position on the Iraq War evolved from implicit support for its purported goals to a perfunctory wariness...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 February 2005
... gravely risk being governed by an ever-growing warmongering tendency. The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have shown that the American government is capable of deploying an immense destructive power without any principle of mod...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2005
... visits to other Asian countries to garner support for the continued war in Iraq. Another rave demo took place in Kyoto on October 19 and followed a similar route, through Kyoto’s Shijô, a main drag of consumer culture.1...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 165–188.
Published: 01 February 2008
...- soluble postdefeat at the origin of the postwar and its (post)modernity. The American war on terror justifies, it is said, Japan’s further abrogation of its constitutionally peaceful stance. Post-9/11 and the Iraq war have provided Japan...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 February 2005
... there was no longer a Soviet counter- weight, many officials were convinced that going to war had become a less costly and more efficient way to solve a range of international challenges. Why Iraq? It is against this background that we can most fruitfully...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Reynaldo C. Ileto 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Philippine Wars and the Politics of Memory Reynaldo C. Ileto When Anglo-American forces invaded Iraq last year, my immediate reac- tion was one of déjà vu. It was the Philippines circa 1900 all...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., to launch a just war against a renegade regime, be it Sad- dam Hussein’s Iraq, which invaded Kuwait, or a Serbia engaged in ethnic cleansing. However, the elegant theorizing about the emergent empire is all too quickly shattered by the unauthorized...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 177–193.
Published: 01 February 2005
... regard for its World War II in- vocation of the German enemy, named one of his attacks on Iraq Desert Fox. Media cooperation was essential if Desert Storm and Desert Shield were to successfully overcome memories of Vietnam. Early in the war...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 743–784.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and the Iraq War: “Conclusion 78. The Intel- ligence Community depended too heavily on defectors and foreign government services to obtain human intelligence (HUMINT) information on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruc- tion activities. Because...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and commitment of combat troops to the conflict (Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Philippines, South Korea), South Korea emerged, by far, as the largest contributor.2 In the cur- rent U.S. war in Iraq, South Korea has supplied, once again...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Subject: The Dilemma of an Asia Narrative) (Nanchang: Jiangxi Jiaoyu Chubanshe, 2002). 14 The passing of HR 3077 by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2003, in the wake of the global war on terror and the occupation of Iraq, reflected an attempt to reign...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the major military conflicts of the last fifty years of American history: the war in Vietnam and the ongoing war in Iraq. Rather than offer images of actual war events and snapshots of material devastation, An-My Lê’s photographs focus...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 February 2005
... in mitigate the terribly poor opinion of and intelligent Indonesians of unprecedented ways. Even now, as I the Bush administration held by different faiths to seek peaceful write this, a trip to the shopping mall many in the country. The war in Iraq options and resolutions...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2004
... alterna- tive social institutions under conditions of market-inspired poverty? What is the timetable? Why struggle for democratic popular counterinstitutions even as the Bush administration’s illegal war against Iraq rages...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... States and Cambodia. For example, on August far from Iraq and Afghanistan, President George W. Bush reiterated his administration’s commitment to the contemporary “war on terror” at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Kansas...