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Reflecting on the legacy of Fusako Shigenobu

While my publications here have been less than minimal these past months, I have published work elsewhere. I recently contributed two articles on the legacy of Fusako Shigenobu, the former leader of the Japanese Red Army who was finally released … Continue reading

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White Widows and Our Obsession with the Female Terrorist

The recent terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi immediately ignited a frenzy of media interest in Samantha Lewthwaite, the so-called White Widow. News stations have been ebulliently throwing up tidbits of Hollywood thriller-style plot devices. There’s a … Continue reading

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