JANUARY 2011

VOLUME 3 | ISSUE 1





The January 2011 Issue

The Editors







FEATURES



FIRST PERSON


Aftermath: Lebanon, May 2008

Nir Rosen



ESSAY


Indonesia's Infrastructure Problem

Edward H. Carpenter







COLUMNS


OXFORD DIARY


Islam's Idolatrous Heart

Faisal Devji



THE GREEN ZONE



Making Strategy in the Forever War

Kenneth Payne



SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED



Learning From Hackerspaces

Greg J. Smith



THE QUIET AMERICAN


We Really Don't Need WikiLeaks

Jon Western





THE AGENDA


ADVANCE COPY


An Interview With Buddy Levy

John Matthew Barlow



AFGHAN WIRE


Voices

Alex Strick van Linschoten



BAD JOURNALIST


See Ya: The Top Job-Losses of 2010, AntiHero Vs. Enemy, Kettle Cop-Out, Unemployment Compensation Extensions

Patricia Sauthoff




CAMERA OBSCURA


The Year In Culture, On the Controversy at the National Portrait Gallery

Stassa Edwards



EPONYMOUS


Richard Holbrooke, Old School

Michael A. Innes



FAR EAST DISPATCH


Cablegate: The Taiwan Note

Kit Dawnay



GULF STREAM


Violence and Opposition in Kuwait, WikiLeaks and the Persian Gulf Monarchies

Christopher Davidson



SUBCONTINENTAL


The Subcontinental Alternative Awards 2010, India Crushes Political Dissent, Saffron Terror in the Leaks, China & India: Trade Won't Save You, Corruption 2.0: Out of Control, Villagers Fighting Steel, World Famous Doctor Accused of Being An Insurgent

Eric Randolph







REVIEWS



The Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War, Electric Reverberations: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media, Toussaint's Clause: The Founding Fathers and the Haitian Revolution, Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua and the Monroe Doctrine

H-Net Reviews