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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in the United States. We consider the tactical node of counterterrorism discourse as it elaborates a civilizational mis- sion that is forever sliding between the assured fi xity of a (surveillance) system and the intolerable dispersion...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Vicente L. Rafael Much has been written about the vicissitudes of counterinsurgency as a crucial complement to counterterrorism in the US occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan since 2005. Such a strategy necessarily depends on the mastery of local languages by way of translation. This essay focuses...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 111–138.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Junaid Rana This essay draws on ethnographic research in a Pakistani neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, to illuminate how the concepts of becoming and infrastructure reveal insights into racialization and the workings of the counterterror state. I discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... informa- tion management, a combination that created informational blind spots that prevented inspection of the entire carceral theater of terrorism and counterterrorism. The problem of compartmentalization became a crucial predicate for the report’s most widely publicized recommendation...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 19–47.
Published: 01 June 2020
... 2020 rectal feeding Central Intelligence Agency torture race War on Terror In 2014, disclosures of medical rape in counterterrorism prisons run by the US Central Intelligence Agency briefly captured international headlines. According to a report released by the US Senate, in 2003 and 2004...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 117–148.
Published: 01 September 2002
... contemporary counterterrorism practices deploy these technologies, and how do these practices and technologies become the quotidian framework through which we are obliged to struggle, sur- vive, and resist? Sexuality is central to the creation of a certain knowledge of terrorism, specifically that branch...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): np.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Univer- sity. He has published on sympathy and sentiment as modes of power in colonial discourses (Rule of Sympathy, St. Martins-Palgrave), the prob- lems and possibilities of monstrosity in counterterrorism (in Social Text and forthcoming in Cultural Studies), and Hindi commercial cinema...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of President Bush's East African Counterterrorism Initiative (EACTI)—representing nearly 90 percent of the total for the region. 19 The massive influx of funds enabled the Kenyan government to create numerous domestic security bodies including the Anti-terrorism Police Unit, the Joint Terrorism Task Force...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... (civilizing teleologies, ori- entalisms, xenophobia, militarization, border anxieties) and postmodern- ist eruptions (suicide bombers, biometric surveillance strategies, emergent corporealities, counterterrorism gone overboard). With its emphases on bodies, desires...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... behavior and state economies, for policing and counterterrorism, and for advancing robotics, AI, and biotechnology. For us, memory is the precondition for a subaltern history, be it in archives, national mythologies, oral and visual recollections, collective trauma, or (paradoxically) collective amnesia...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): 189–199.
Published: 01 September 2002
... cut- ter” bomb as its most proper form. This is a First World affair, since the Third World continually finds itself unable to, or refuses to, achieve the humanity of counterterrorism that expresses itself in and as “our” dropped bombs, however temporary the satisfaction derived from such action...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
... , 2011 . Razavi Negar . “ NatSec Feminism: Women Security Experts and the Counterterror State .” Signs 46 , no. 2 ( 2021 ): 361 – 86 . Schrader Stuart . Badges without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing . Oakland : University of California...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 105–123.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and bolsters the security claims of different political networks and factions within DC. Regardless of their actual backgrounds or views of US empire, meanwhile, these diasporic experts still operate within Washington as the racialized and religious “Other” in the post-9/11 logics of counterterror. 17...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... linked social rights for federal laws—the Welfare Reform Act, the Illegal Immigration Reform Act, and the Counterterrorism Act—together worked to politically and the racialized economically disenfranchise the noncitizen and simultaneously to redi- rect...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 83–104.
Published: 01 September 2022
... , no. 1 ( 1994 ): 46 – 69 . Mahadevan Prem . “ Counter Terrorism in the Indian Punjab: Assessing the ‘Cat’ System .” Faultlines , no. 18 ( 2007 ): 19 – 54 . Mahadevan Prem . “ The Gill Doctrine: A Model for Twenty-First Century Counterterrorism? ” Faultlines , no. 19 ( 2008...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
...) as a model of counterterrorism offer- ing its expertise in 2011 to forty countries including the United States on how to defeat the terrorist. With the killing of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and the annihilation of the organization...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 69–92.
Published: 01 March 2021
... for some deserving prisoners appears just as the university mints new degree programs in counterterrorism studies and homeland security. In some university spaces, programs that claim to create pipelines from prison to university are funded and touted. Subfields, endowed chairs, and tenure-line faculty...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
... programming claimed that states could prevent violence (mainly attributed to Muslim communities) by identifying and publicly countering “extremist narratives.” CVE originated first in United Kingdom and European Union counterterrorism policies in 2005 and later migrated to the Obama administration’s...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in educational estab- lishments), was consolidated throughout Ben Ali’s rule and especially in 2003 with the implementation of counterterrorism legislation (i.e., law no. 75 in Support for the International Effort to Combat Terrorism and the Repression of Money Laundering). Like Bourguiba’s, Ben Ali’s...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 103–142.
Published: 01 June 2007
... that it is the basis of an awful mirroring between terrorism and counterterrorism.84 Here, I want to suggest — no doubt at great risk — that the abduction of ethics performed in the Schlesinger report is of a piece with the perversion of Abu...