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NOTEBOOK: The Military Industrial Complex School of Development

In the waning days of the cold war when the Berlin Wall was about to fall and the “velvet revolutions” of eastern Europe were confounding Western predictions of a continued multi-generational standoff between the communist block and the Western world, defense contractors … Continue reading

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Notebook: Is male circumcision an acknowledgment of failure?

Opponents of circumcision claim its use to combat HIV infection is a pessimistic approach. Proponents say it is a hopeful one. Ironically, the proponents’ hope stands in stark juxtaposition with its assumption of past and future failure. For 25 years, … Continue reading

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