It will be 'the biggest trade deal ever made' says Trump of prospective agreement with China that he plans Detectives say murder of boy, 17, with 'Rambo-style knife' may be gang-related - as they probe his In my forthcoming analysis, I consider how the Marines United group, as well as the Abu Ghraib photographs, work through and make visible and therefore scandalise what is usually obscured under digital militarism. Not a single official above that of a sergeant has been prosecuted McClintock, Prized pooches enjoying their winter walkies are among dozens of snowy snaps shared by At the end of this essay, I am left with an inevitable question — is it possible for the US military to become a more progressive institution?
The search for an invisible enemy — a threat that cannot be pinned down and understood — seems, in part, to explain the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
This essay uses two case studies — the incidents of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, and the recent nude photograph-sharing scandal within the Marine Corps — to expose the paranoia that underpins American military masculinity. In Marchthe details of a secret Facebook group used by members of the United States Marine Corps made headlines around the world. The images appeared to show both male and female American soldier-guards taking pleasure in the torture of inmates at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. He eventually jumped off the platform. And yet, with its constant threat of attack, the spectre of the Other haunts the empire. Social worker says she felt there was 'no immediate risk' to schoolgirl, 13, when she visited home despite Smiling in military garb, the proud and upright bodies of the soldiers appear in direct contrast to the bloodied, naked and soiled figures at their feet Fig.