Encircling Empire: Report #8, 21 October-11 November 2010

EE: Report #8, 21 October—11 November 2010 Encircling Empire Reports is a selection of essays, blog posts, and news reports covering a given time period. They are intended to be useful for those interested in: ● contemporary and critical political anthropology ● public anthropology ● imperialism and imperial decline ● militarism/militarization ● the political economy of […]

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Roundup of Posts on Wikileaks: The Iraq War Logs

Wikileaks: Iraq War Logs Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: On War News Radio Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: The U.S. Government’s Crisis of Legitimacy Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Al Jazeera’s The Listening Post Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: Pentagon Response to Publication of Logs Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: UN High Commissioner Calls for Investigation Into War Logs Allegations […]

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Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: On War News Radio

Yesterday, War News Radio presented its radio report, Leaked, about the difficulties of media reporting on the Iraq War Logs, and then speaking with media critics about Wikileaks. The report was produced by Sam Hirshman and Anjali Cadambi have the story. It is an effective summary, about six minutes in length, that you can hear/download from […]

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Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs: The War in Numbers

Republished from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism October 22nd, 2010  |  by James Ball The details in the Iraq War Logs are shocking, but the numbers are revelatory. Below are ten of the most powerful numbers harvested from the leaked documents: 37.6 million words 391,832 files 109,032 deaths including 66,081 civilians 176,382 wounded – 99,163 civilians 183,991 […]

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Wikileaks: The Iraq War Logs Documentaries

An excellent hour-long overview by Al Jazeera English, featuring details of war crimes and their cover up, killing of civilians, and torture, along with interviews with an outrageous and increasingly bizarre Pentagon spokesman (Geoff Morrell), as well as Julian Assange, Jeremy Scahill, an Iraqi MP, and others. Definitely worth seeing in full. Channel 4 UK: […]

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