Category Archives: Terrorism

Theory of the drone 3: Killing grounds

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
This is the third in a series of posts on Grégoire Chamayou‘s Théorie du drone, in which I provide a detailed summary of his argument, links to some of his key sources, and reflections drawn from my soon-to-be-completed The everywhere…

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Obama speaks about drone wars

Originally posted on Drone Wars UK:
On Thursday (23 Oct) President Obama gave a much-trailed speech on counterterrorism, large parts of which focused on the US use of drones.  At the same time a ‘fact sheet’ on US policy on…

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Politics of Catastrophe review

Many of my students are fans of this book. Great work Claudia and Rens!

Posted in Catastrophe, IR Theory, Methods and Methodology, Research, Risk, Risk Management, Terrorism | Leave a comment