Small Wars Journal

Security Assemblages and Spaces of Exception: The Production of (Para-) Militarized Spaces in the U.S. War on Drugs

Sun, 02/10/2013 - 3:30am
The below publication is tied into a radical manifesto and ideology; "The present period represents an era of state capitalist offensives against the working classes and oppressed globally." The writings of SWJ El Centro Fellows John Sullivan, Paul Kan, and I are mentioned in this work. It makes for an interesting read from that of an anti-statist and anti-capitalist perspective. 
Markus Kienscherf
Journal of Radical Criminology
No. 1 (2012)
In this essay I will take a closer look at how the war on drugs has para-militarized space. I wish to briefly discuss three interrelated facets. Firstly, I will highlight how the war on drugs has been framed by the ambiguous logic of security, above all the blurring of the boundaries between policing and war-fighting. 
Read it all here.
Categories: El Centro


Robert J. Bunker

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 1:40am

It is rather difficult to get the document.

After the References listing type on the PDF:

Full Text: HTML PDF

Then after going to that link type on: