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London bomb maker and black cab driver minimum of 38 years

London black cab driver Anis Abid Sardar has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years after becoming the first person to be convicted in a UK court for fighting in the Iraqi insurgency. 491 more words


Photo: Police Discovers Bomb Factory in Enugu

The Inspector General Police (IGP), Mr. Suleiman Abba, revealed that the police have discovered the factory that manufactured Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that caused explosion in Enugu State during the March 28 elections, he disclosed this during a closed-door meeting in Abuja yesterday with senior police officers to strategize on security for the April 11 elections. 109 more words


Wounded Warrior Noah Galloway on Dancing with the Stars

Here’s the story of a young man who dropped out of college to enlist. On his 2nd tour in IRAQ, he was caught in and IED explosion and woke up in the hospital 6 days later to find his left arm and leg were blown off. 14 more words


Bearing Witness to the Legacy of War

In 2011, photographer Giles Duley began a project that would document the lasting effects of war on people living in cities and towns across the globe where the fighting had ended many years, even decades ago. 2,093 more words

Matthew Bolton on Mines, IEDs and the Global Meta-Mine

Great piece just out in Political Geography from Matthew Bolton, which I found really fascinating. A great addition to the literature building on Derek Gregory’s work around “everywhere war”. 10 more words


Minefields to Minespace: Tracing the Changes in Remote and Automated Violence from Booby Traps and Landmines to IEDs and Killer Robots

The academic journal Political Geography has just published my article on the changing ways remote and automated violence has been deployed over the last century. Here is an abstract of the article: 232 more words

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