Monday, December 17, 2007

Peripheral Milit_Urb 21

[Image: GeoEye/SIME, via Yet Another Photo of Site in Syria, Yet More Questions / Syrian "Nukes"? Not So Fast...]

For Sale: Undeveloped Korean Land. DMZ Views / Isotopia / Top secret no more, restored fort opens doors / Unique US home with Cold War ambiance / Nazi Secret Police Museum Finally Gets Off the Ground in Berlin / When the Museum of Tolerance Loses Neighborhood Tolerance / Amusement Park's Nuclear Legacy / Built To Last / Radioactive Nimby: No One Wants Nuclear Waste / NORAD: From mountain to volcano? / Human terrains and other entanglements Air Force Base Goes Solar; Nukes Next? - Read: Olive Drab Goes Green: The Military Deploys Solar, Wind and Biomass Power / Footprints Of Our Empire (it) / The city as destructive system: wildfires, Dresden and the case against urban sprawl / Advice to a Young Builder in Tough Times, Imperial Opportunities Abound / War has historic links to global climate change / Global Warming = Military Issue? / Wearable Anti-Avalanche Homes / The bridged architecture of adjacent peaks and "the fallen man of letters"

[Images: Israel/Lebanon War 2006, by photographer Paolo Pellegrin via What a War on Iran Might Look Like.]

Assessing the ‘Surge’: A Survey of Baghdad Neighborhoods / Tourist's Guide to Baghdad's Green Zone / The Mega-Bunker of Baghdad / Embassy Boondoggle: No End In Sight / US threat over Iraq embassy staff / Much-needed makeover for UN icon / Iraqi dam 'at risk of collapse' (more) / U.S. Building Base on Top of Iraq Oil Platform / Iraq to Spend $19 Billion on Projects / U.S. paid $32M for Iraqi base that wasn't built / $20 Billion in War Work for Nameless Foreign Firms / U.S. Stands in the Way of International Pipeline Deal / Infrastructure Versus Taliban / Caution: Taliban Crossing / Arch of Fear: RSVP Kabul / Disaster Outsourcing / Iraqi Memorial dot org

[Image: Illustration by Cyprian Koscielniak via Caution: Taliban Crossing.]

Flight of the Extreme UAVs, From Smallest to Deadliest / Roomba-Maker Unveils Kill-Bot / As Skies Grow Crowded, FAA Preps Air Traffic Control 2.0 / Air Force Eyes Energy Shields, Microwave Bombs / The Art of Surveillance / Behind Enemy Lines With a Suburban Counterterrorist / Combat’s Inner Cost / Spook 'Fusion Centers' Battle Gangs, Weather / George Bush's Personal Spy Drone / Hamas' Very Own Hollywood / Made-to-Order Camo? / "Sim Iraq" Sent to Battle Zone

Real-Life Star Wars: The Militarization of Space / Area 52: The Other Secret Site / Israel's top secret sites on Google Earth / Israeli army orders confiscation of Palestinian land in West Bank / West Bank settlements 'expanding' / Israeli Highway Plans Draw Criticism / Israel confirms fuel cuts to Gaza / The Empty Battlefield is Full / Environmental Damage from Israeli Bombings 'Devastating' / Apocalyptic Urbanism / My Own Private Utopia: An Interview with Patrick Killoran / Continuing Dialogue on the Wall / Hezbollah Rebuilds South Beirut / Review: Architecture as Crime Control by Neal Katyal / CCTV Fashion Police / Safety and Security Without the Fortress Look / Devices Enforce Silence of Cellphones, Illegally / Your Privacy Is Someone Else's Profit + Bush Goes Private to Spy on You / Several ways to wear a mosque / Protest Greets Police Plan to Map Muslim Angelenos (more about is being shelved) / From CIA Jails, Inmates Fade Into Obscurity / Amnesty's Unsubscribe Me video reenacts CIA stress-position torture / Rendition Institution / Poems of Force / Consuming War: How Consumer Culture and Media have Influenced the American Perception of War

[Earlier peripherals ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20]


Blogger Gritsforbreakfast said...

Yikes1 What a pic!

11:35 AM  
Blogger ortho said...

You might find this article of interest: "Let us spray: Banksy hits Bethlehem."

One take-away quote:
Banksy’s work, in his trademark stencil style, takes ironic jabs at life in the West Bank. In one, a young girl in a pink dress searches a soldier for weapons. In another a dove carrying an olive branch is outfitted with a bullet-proof vest while a sniper aims at the bird’s chest.

9:46 AM  

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