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Antiterror > Technological Revolution

Technological Revolution in Civilian and Military Affairs

Even before the recent instances of terror, a transformation of the capabilities and responsibilities of the military was under way. How has 9/11 affected military-civilian relations? Can we locate intersections between terror at home and abroad? In light of technological innovation and sophistication, how is war being reconfigured? If war is the paramount technology of territory and sovereignty, will terror become the favored weapon of the globally dispossessed?

Moderator: Ron Deibert, University of Toronto

Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives
Colonel Tom Ehrhard, Maxwell Air Force Base
Michael Klare, Peace and World Security Studies
Catherine Lutz, University of North Carolina

Related Readings

Cyberwar is Coming! - John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt

The Anxieties of Biopolitics - Eugene Thacker @


Ron Deibert contemplates questions of security in a "hyper-mediated environment."



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