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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

War

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

United States Of America

RCIED: Terrorists’ Weapon of Choice

The last few decades have witnessed an increase in incidents of terrorism, which is now a global phenomenon. According to statistics for 2013 available in public domain, there were 9,707 terrorist attacks resulting in the death of 17,800 people and injury to another 35,200. 475 more words

Defence

Two Naxal IED experts held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Two Naxal cadres, expert at making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), were arrested from a village in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, police said Thursday.

Koyana Baghel (36) and Sukhram Baghel (37) were apprehended from their native Bukrawada village under Kukanar police station limits of Sukma last night, Inspector General of Police, Bastar Range, SRP Kalluri told PTI. 149 more words

State News

ISIL making more use of improvised explosive devices and car bombs in Iraq

The Islamic State has laid improvised explosives along a major highway north of Baghdad, revealing for the first time how the militant group is seeking to defend territory it controls from counterattack, the Washington Post has… 72 more words

Defence Watch

Glen Burnie Man Sentenced For Possessing Homemade Explosives

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for possessing improvised explosive devices in his Glen Burnie home. 82 more words

Local

ISIS Attack Plot Thwarted In Belgium- A Sign Of Things To Come?

Belgium security forces have disrupted attack plans that were to be carried out by several returning foreign fighters who fought under the Islamic State’s (IS) banner earlier today. 777 more words

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