I’ve been commissioned to write a review essay for Transitions Online, built around Peter Andreas’ Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo (Cornell University Press, 2008). Just received my review copy from Cornell University Press. I’ve been looking forward to reading the book for a while, ever since the author’s research article on “The Clandestine Political Economy of War and Peace in Bosnia” appeared in the winter 2004 issue of International Studies Quarterly.
I never read The Watchmen when I was growing up. Apparently that was a process done under a rock somewhere… I was too busy with the moral depth of the X-men to bother with a whole ‘nother comic. That said, The Watchmen was something referred to by my sipsac sucking peers in hushed, conspiratorial whispers. “Pssst: have you seen this?” Of course I had. The cover art was wild, and spoke of dark heroism, replete with the nightmares that all […]
We’re making good progress with the new site, and enjoying the simplicity of working with WordPress. It hasn’t been that long a process, really, but we’re itching to get going with this new creation and curious to see how it’ll shape/encourage CTlab’s growth.
I’m pretty excited about the new CTlab site. We decided to switch gears mid-development: after initially deciding on a template, we realized our selection would have forced us to start dealing with its image and graphic heavy layout requirements. CTlab’s content is nothing if not text driven, so we stopped, poked around the web a little for a more suitable template, and are now pressing on. We’ll be drafting up the site requirements for Stu over the weekend, and then […]