Monday, September 10, 2007

Peripheral Milit_Urb 19

[Image: Electrical wires span the streets in Baghdad, fed by private generators whose owners are keeping power out of the central grid. (Marko Georgiev for The New York Times).]


Militias seizing control of grid, starving Baghdad of electricity
Troops Confront Waste In Iraq Reconstruction: Inexperience and Lack of Training Hobble Oversight, Accountability
Pentagon official is under investigation: Undersecretary Paul Brinkley, who heads efforts to boost business in Iraq, faces allegations of mismanagement.
The Rip-off in Iraq: You Will Not Believe How Low the War Profiteers Have Gone
UK firms to masterplan war-torn Iraqi city
Iraq Orders 1 Million Pilgrims to Leave
'Made in Iraq' labels headed for USA
Line of hope links Palestinians and Israelis: A special phone service linking Israelis and Palestinians, called Hello Peace, has facilitated nearly a million telephone conversations since it began operating in November 2000.
Isolated Gaza a jail for its people: Passing from Israel to Gaza is like passing into another world.
ornament and crime in the west bank
Palestinian leader fires dozens of Hamas civil servants
Gaza blacks out as border row blocks oil supply

[Image: Debating the future of Afghan Buddhas: Seven years ago, it was a place of serene contemplation. Now it is a vast, gaping chasm, filled with dust, noise and what looks like rubble, with signs warning that hard hats must be worn.]
Terror Suspect List Yields Few Arrests: 20,000 Detentions in '06 Rile Critics
Naomi Klein: From Think Tanks to Battle Tanks, "The Quest to Impose a Single World Market Has Casualties Now in the Millions"
Globalization and Terror - double bait-and-switch, by toni solo

[Image: The fascinating but unfortunately named Think or Thwim has an article up today about a Lockheed factory in Burbank that was camouflaged during World War II, in order to divert any potential air attacks. (first efforts at green building.)]

Deep in the Danger Room...

Noah Schactman has gone to Iraq and is blogging from the snares and crawl spaces of battered Baghdad right now, pick up on the trail ... (and be careful Noah) Iraq Diary: Endless Journey to the Green Zone, Fallujah's Biometric Gates (Updated), The Boneyard of Taji...
DR Inbox: Putin = Saruman?
Mapping Human Terrain "Enables the Kill Chain"?
Blitz Psychology - Then And Now
Opening Soon: Military Holodeck
Gimme Shelter: Helsinki Rocks, Subterranea Britannica, More Claret, Senator?, Republican Refuge, Protect Yourself.

[Image: Leading surveillance societies in the EU and the World.]


Abandoned control rooms photo-gallery
'Lunar Ark' Proposed in Case of Deadly Impact on Earth
Scientist Call for Earth 'Backup' on Moon
Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil
Colombia's new urban drugs war

Point, Click ... Eavesdrop: How the FBI Wiretap Net Operates
Americans Given Rare Access To Russian Nuclear Warehouse
Special military group looks ahead to fight America's future wars
Sovereignties of air: the new strategic landscape
NYC Arabic school opposed
Mobility with 'Hostile Intent'
'Ring of Steel' coming to New York
UC Berkeley fences in tree-sitters days before Cal's opening game
A Synthetic Mirror
A telescope as big as the Earth
Digital Forensics
Army's Billion-Dollar Robogun

Hackers Take Down the Most Wired Country in Europe
Radar Planes Drive Drug Runners Underwater
Time to Protect Your Nuts
At Gettysburg, a new battle: urban sprawl

[Earlier peripherals ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18]


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