Category Archives: Geography

The Third Debate: Politics is the Enemy of Strategy

The third debate introduced US citizens, and an international audience to a geographic variant of a staple political attack. And, you know, Governor Romney, I’m glad that you agree that we have been successful in going after Al Qaida, but … Continue reading

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More on the Geographies of Violent Death

The events in Aurora this weekend re-awakened some horrible memories for those associated with Virginia Tech. In discussions on television and elsewhere, ‘Virginia Tech’ has unfortunately joined the litany of names of horrific acts of mass violence perpetrated by deranged … Continue reading

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The Bosnian War Twenty Years Ago

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the Bosnian War. Its a time for remembrance, of the circumstances that created it, the people who planned it, the perpetrators and the victims. Most of the focus will be on Sarajevo later … Continue reading

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