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Unformatted text preview: o Evil, barbaric, irrational o They hate us for our freedom Territorializing the threat: o Terrorists and states that harbor them Two Facets: o Pre-emptive military actions there o Increased border security Us Military superiority Unilateral action: Us National security as first Axis of Evil : Iraq, Iran, North Korea Going to War with Iraq : o Supporter of terrorism o Popular : supporting and contesting representations Contesting Popular Geopolitics: John Stewart Fox news supporting the war Significance of New Approaches o To get at the power behind the image o Shift of attention to those engaged in making geopolitics o Recognition of the overlap between formal, practical, and popular sources o To question oversimplification, especially at critical moments when simple images resonate more powerfully and when dissent is most constrained o Better informed foreign policy; greater security...
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- Spring '08