Monthly Archives: January 2010

Rare post on Carl Schmitt

Jason Ralph While there’s no shortage of material in the blogosphere on the empirical aspects of this project (interrogation policy, detention, targeted killings etc), one rarely finds posts on Carl Schmitt and the state of exception.  Schmitt, his concept of the … Continue reading

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Christmas day, Farouk and Yemen

Jason Ralph There are several points to come out of the events of the last few weeks that are pertinent to this project.  I am of course referring to the treatment of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23 year old Nigerian … Continue reading

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