AUGUST 2011

VOLUME 3 | ISSUE 8





FEATURES


PHOTOGRAPHY | Hannes Opelz


DREAMS OF OCCUPATION

The photographer on his latest installation, the project's inception, how photography has enhanced his travels, and augmented realities.







ESSAY | Eric Randolph


DEVELOPMENT, SECURITY AND MAOIST INSURGENCY

Why we shouldn't take the nexus of security and development for granted, and what it means in India.







COLUMNS



DISCONTINUITIES | Scott Smith


SHANZAI! THE ERA OF DIY WARFARE

Low-cost knocks offs of multimillion dollar weapons systems - the era of large scale, run-and-gun DIY micro-warfare is just around the corner.





XENOPHILE | Stephen Saideman


ASSESSING THE AFGHAN WITHDRAWAL

Obama’s surge decision in 2009 was a turning point in Afghanistan. The recent announcement to end the surge over the course of two years is actually less dramatic.





THE QUIET AMERICAN | Jon Western


THE QADDAFI WARRANT

The International Criminal Court did the right thing by issuing arrest warrants for Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, his son, and chief of military intelligence.







THE AGENDA



EMISSIONS | Mari Luomi


The 2012 Gulf Research Meeting




SUBCONTINENTAL | Eric Randolph


The Supreme Court Ventures Into the Heart of Darkness






REVIEWS



BOOKS | Charli Carpenter


Reviewing the Robot Apocalypse




BOOKS | H-Net


Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America




BOOKS | H-Net


British Universities Past and Present





BOOKS | H-Net


The Magazine Century: American Magazines since 1900.




BOOKS | H-Net


Finance, Banking and Modernisation