Monthly Archives: August 2013

Panorama of Destruction: The Story Behind the Aerial View of Homs

“It may be that the quality of photographic transparency, once presumed dead, has simply shifted from the picture to the picture maker. In such a practice, subjectivity and truthfulness are no longer at odds, and the acknowledgement of point of … Continue reading

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On the deadliness of “non-lethal” toxins & the banality of red lines

[This post is intended as a starting point for exploring the distinctions between “lethal” and “non-lethal chemical” weapons, and the deadliness of the latter.  The post will be updated.] In August 2012, US President Barack Obama issued a much-cited (and … Continue reading

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