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Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008

(National Geographic) edited by Fredrik Hiebert and Pierre Cambo

Museum work can be dangerous business. Just ask the staff of the Baghdad Museum, looted as U.S. troops looked on, or the National Museum in Kabul, whose curators had to conceal their collection from the Soviets and the Taliban. Hidden Treasures is the catalog to an exhibit traveling across the United States, a dazzling...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Jeremy Scahill discusses privatization of war and civilian life

Blackwater doesn’t need Iraq anymore. It got what it needed from Iraq—a bad-ass reputation and a billion dollars in government contracts.” That’s the assessment of investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, the leading civilian expert on Blackwater...