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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 50–74.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the torture photographs not for what they reveal, but for what they conceal and what they allow us to forget about the now established but concealed circuits of global imperial violence. Paranoid Empire: Specters from Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib Anne McClintock To articulate the past historically...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Specters from Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib,” which examines the deadly coupling of imperial paranoia and omnipotence in the photos produced by US Army soldiers at Abu Ghraib. These photos make plain the importance of visuality in an age characterized by the unprecedented spectacularization of state...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 71–83.
Published: 01 March 2013
...,” then this recalls another example of “peacekeepers” photographing and circulating the evidence of their brutalization. Anne McClintock has analyzed the infamous photographs taken by US soldiers at Abu Ghraib in terms of establishing proof of the ability to wield power in the moment, particularly when the soldier...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 76–82.
Published: 01 February 2007
... pattern. Those who are the most affected are often those without a voice of their own to protest. “Like the blind we grope along the wall, feeling our way like men without eyes . . .” The popular media has highlighted the injustices to the prisoners of Abu Ghraib, and the world has responded...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 230–233.
Published: 01 March 2009
... “Paranoid Empire: Specters from Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib.” Michael McMillan is a writer, playwright, and curator/artist of Vincentian parentage. His recent plays include Blood for Britain (BBC Radio 4 Drama, 2001), Babel Junction (Maya Produc- tions, 2006), and Master Juba...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 50 Paranoid Empire: Specters from Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib Anne McClintock 75 Reconstructing Manhood; or, The Drag of Black Masculinity Rinaldo Walcott 90...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of persons who, though suspended within a living death, survive mental torture to speak to us, just as the detainees testifying from Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib have re-entered the public sphere, in spite of the distortions of the media, the lies of the US president, and the complicity of its citizens, who...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
... inflicting torture at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. The photographs displayed evidence of physical torture and sexual humiliation and suggested rape. Dayan argues that, far from representing a wartime exception, these tactics are “routine and entirely familiar to those who follow the everyday treatment...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2008
... fix the law of undarkness the dreadness of the avalanches of unjudgement22 In the post 9/11 ethos, with Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib becoming symbolic topoi of the penal regime of the US-led “War on Terror,” Brathwaite’s lines take on a particular poignant and prescient quality...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Said.24 The worldliness of texts remains important as questions of queerness collide in President Bush’s imperial war. With bombs sent to greet faggot Iraqis and Abu Ghraib’s “homosexual torture,” alongside Iranian president Ahmadine- jad’s recent condemnation at Columbia University and his silly...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 17–32.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to practitioners in St. Lucia and may be related to any climate of stigmatization. 59 Paul Brodwin, Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996); Anthony, “West Indies: Garden of Eden?” 58 As explained in Steven C. Caton, “Abu Ghraib...