Monthly Archives: October 2013

Geographers map out new conflict (final)

As elusiveness and randomness increasingly define war and conflict, so the identity of ‘man-hunting’ becomes ever more conspicuous; whether ‘special forces’ raids, targeted assassinations, or drone ‘strikes’ and sniper-terror, these are the tactics of counter-insurgency-terrorism, while the insurgent-terrorists adopt IED’s … Continue reading

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Geographers map out war (2)

What is ‘war’ and ‘conflict’ today? It is increasingly fashionable to differentiate between ‘war’ and ‘conflict’, drawing some sort of imaginary line between pure combat and social terrorism in a country that seems to function as a modern state such … Continue reading

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Geographers map out new conflicts

After drugs and guns, the illegal trafficking and poaching of wildlife is the third highest category of crime: globalisation is not only reconfiguring crime but also war and conflict and geographers, in certain areas, are leading the way to understanding … Continue reading

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