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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 426–431.
Published: 01 April 2017
... economies, if voluntary blindness, managed oblivion, and pervasive institutional paralysis can be overcome through the exercise of what I call a “politics of perception.” © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 petcoke tar sands bomb trains political art local activism Reference Holmes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 99–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... world and its army is trained to a very high standard. . . . We have nothing with which to repel killing and thuggery against us except the weapon of martyrdom. It is easy and costs us only our lives. . . . Human bombs cannot be defeated, not even by nuclear bombs” (quoted in Sprinzak 2000: 68...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 321–337.
Published: 01 April 2008
... the United States have declined can be gauged by considering the events in Madrid on Thursday, March 11, 2004, known as 11-M, and their aftermath. Just after 7:30 a.m., three bombs exploded on a commuter train in Atocha, a major transportation hub in the center of Madrid. Shortly after, four...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 827–838.
Published: 01 October 2012
... massive network of US military installations. For decades, soldiers and Marines trained in the northern jungles for wars in places like Indochina, Iraq, and Afghanistan; the military airfields and harbors have supported American interests and operations across the Pacific and Indian Oceans. While the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 174–183.
Published: 01 January 2017
... them for a number of different types of artillery and bombing training, would cause potentially irreparable environmental damage. The island of Tinian is most famous historically for its role as a launching point for the Enola Gay during World War II. If the DOD goes through with its plans, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 April 2008
... the bombardment of U.S. forces in the fall of 2001 seemed to be an affront to the supposed overwhelming superiority of American military might. How dare these ragged fighters escape our gaze and the explosive power of our bombs and shells by going underground! Never mind the fact that bunker...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 309–320.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 1950s and 1960s can undoubtedly still remember those junior high school hygiene classes in which we received training in health safety that seems quaintly bizarre today. With our examination...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 375–383.
Published: 01 April 2002
... stored, blood banks urged donors to postpone their donations. The request that people delay the gratification associated with giving flies in the face of a nation trained to expect the sorts of gratifications associated with...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Records releases ‘‘Do Not Forsake Me sung by Tex Ritter. July 30: High Noon is released in the United States. November 1: United States tests first hydrogen bomb (Enewetak atoll). 1953 March 19: Twenty-fifth Academy Awards (first live telecast); High Noon wins four Oscars. July 27: An armistice...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 267–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
...? We could be saying, ‘‘I must struggle to learn your language. I must hold on to what I’ve felt of your despair and strike back in the only language you understand. So I must train myself to look past the particular deaths of inno...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 425–433.
Published: 01 April 2002
... I owed much to the society that enabled me, the son of a bricklayer, to gain a Ph.D. at Yale—even if the Ph.D. was in theology. Of course there wasVietnam. For many of usVietnam was extended train- ing necessary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 285–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
... flight I took just after New Year’s Day As it turned out, I was assigned a place on the aisle in a large jet, with young men headed to the Marine’s Parris Island training camp in every other seat around me. I was not sur...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
... levels of security or heightened awareness changing according to perceived or real threats or actual attacks like the bombings in Madrid (2004) and London (2005). In the form promulgated in Octo...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2000) 99 (4): 819–840.
Published: 01 October 2000
... China, we see a baby, burned and crying, sitting alone on the edge of a bombed-out train platform. Yet that image has been cropped; the original photo included a man and a boy (father and brother?) next to the baby. To...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 55–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... Fashioned to justify war against Hussein’s Iraq, the doctrine was buttressed by the blatant invention of ‘‘evidence’’ that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), had purchased uranium yellowcake from Niger, hid a mobile nuclear bomb in a decrepit truck, and was work- ing closely...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 825–848.
Published: 01 October 2007
... “distant effect” of America’s cold war insofar as its nineteen mainly Saudi perpetrators them- selves embody a legacy “from the time when the United States provided training and weapons, and not only in Afghanistan, to the enemies of the Soviet Union, who have now become the enemies of the U.S.”11...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 851.
Published: 01 October 2017
... entered the scene, rural border residents had been doing what they could to offer care and hospitality to those they encountered. In border towns like Arivaca, Ajo, and Douglas, Arizona, community-based humanitarian efforts are in force and locals host trainings to support one another in an effort to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 874–883.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Police Attack Police with a Bomb”) . Globo.com , July 24 . oglobo.globo.com/rio/videos-levantam-hipotese-de-que-pm-infiltrado-em-protesto-atacou-policiais-com-bomba-9156362 . R7 . 2013 . “Manifestante do Rio morre por complicações pulmonares após inalar gás lacrimogêneo” (“Protester in Rio de...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (4): 723–733.
Published: 01 October 2005
... developed video games as recruitment tools (and not simply advertising clips mimick- ing the aesthetics of video games themselves). America’s Army (and the soon to be released Overmatch) offer in the form of training and combat simula- tions an entry into the real possibility of physical killing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 789–804.
Published: 01 October 2007
... preparedness may also be seen in both the origins and contemporary functioning of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and its Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). During World War II, the CDC started as an agency called Malaria Control in War Areas, because so many army training camps were...