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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mario Di Lauro © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 “British Troops Conduct Counter Taliban Operations,” Mario Di Lauro. Courtesy Getty Images. ...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 37–59.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and femininities, to the African troops whose affective and violent labor sustains war making in Somalia. Far from a celebration of subaltern agency, the article engages the notion of a “subaltern geopolitics” that is mindful of asymmetries of power and that foregrounds ambiguous positions of marginality...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 41–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of coverage than that of Miller. Scott was nevertheless uniformly laudatory and nationalist, to the point of being less critical of the White apartheid government that administered Black troops during the war. His assessment of Black militarism, for this reason, typified the robust patriotism that flourished...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... E. Lawrence, had as far back as the 1920s articulated three factors required for guerrilla warfare: first, the algebraic (of spaces to be traveled, territory, and number of troops); second, the biological (which includes the extent of endurance...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... by Spain’s Moorish past, these black fighters hoped to rescue tolerant, pluralist Spain from the gathering flames of European fascism. Many were thus stunned by Franco’s use of Moorish troops in his anticommunist “crusade,” by the rabid anti-Muslim racism of the Republican forces...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 23–37.
Published: 01 June 2007
... against Terrorism) who used rape (often followed by execution) in a systematic way as a form of torture. Captured women, suspected of belonging to the SL or of aiding them, were handed over to the troops, whereupon they were submitted to mass rape...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 9–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... European troops, were needed to control large colonial cities like Cairo, Havana, Bombay, Manila, or even Dublin. In part this was because of the existence of large comprador middle classes, whose nationalism, if it existed, usually took cautious, incremental, and nonviolent forms. But many...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 111–112.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Bush see the technologically created corpse as a political actor and special effect. (Karadzic’s troops terrorized Sarajevans with long-distance assassination by telescopic sniping.) They epitomize the new politics of “first-person...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... illness among the nearly 700,000 U.S. troops who served in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq.”11 Fueled by fears that Iraqis would use chemical and biological weapons, the U.S. military inoculated its soldiers with experi- mental drug cocktails. And to blast Iraqi tanks sky high, the Pentagon issued...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., but in the firefight that ensues, a number of civilians who do not get out of the neighborhood’s crowded streets in time are wounded. How will the residents of the area react to these civilian casualties? Will an angry crowd gather to condemn the U.S. occupation and attack any troops remaining...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
... support projects of reunification.1 Until the end of the twentieth century, the area north of Seoul near the DMZ was considered too dangerous for substantial settlement. Belying its name, the DMZ abounds with land mines. Military troops have continued to man the border, while the United States has...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 13–22.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... These wars promoted the suspension of liberties in the name of liberty, whether by using federal troops for drug twenty-five years, interdiction or usurping the authority of local school districts. Even natural disasters that could place populations at risk...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and the Contemporary Arts of War,” forthcoming in PMLA, 2010. 37. Deborah Amos, “Iraqi Interpreters Grateful for U.S. Troops’ Support,” National Public Radio, 17 October 2007; Joseph B. Frazier (for Associated Press), “Oregon Guardsman...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 55–80.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Language Center in Monterey, California; its motto is “Defending Freedom through Linguistic Readi- ness.”13 However, with the troop surges demanded by counterinsurgency starting in 2005, there emerged the pressing need to develop more lan...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... to be known as chaklas. The closely guarded chaklas were set up under strict vigil of brothel keepers and the police in cantonment areas where European troops were stationed. Every such brothel had high walls and small carefully...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2022
...” in Washington, DC, to the African troops and political elites who co-constitute geographies of global warfare. In doing so, we aim to analyze the varied logics of security regimes in a transnational context. We embrace both temporal and spatial promiscuity in the interest of theorizing security across...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... back to Greece from Kosovo after the news of the possible exposure of Greek 122 C. Nadia Seremetakis ST 68-06 Seremetakis 10/25/01 3:07 PM Page 123 troops to abandoned NATO radioactive bombs. The reportage focused...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2003
... mandatory overtime costs for police and National Guard troops that reach into the millions to pay for further militarization of daily life.6 While the security state has been amass- ing its forces, it has not so stealthily reached the other...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that connotes strategic warfare, it becomes possible to enter imaginatively into the decision making undertaken by the insurgents and by the troops intent on destroying them. While there may be much to distinguish rebelling slaves from the British military...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 151–176.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., the guerrillas stampeded game animals or cattle through, turning them into self-­propelled weaponry.79 The guerrillas also dug up the mines and planted them to kill RSF troops!80 Just like the border fence as response to foot...