Russia's war against Georgia in 2008 was short and declaredly
victorious, but it nevertheless exposed fatal weaknesses in its equipment, as well as command, control, and coordination of air and ground elements in battle.
Krishnamurti, a spiritual--albeit declaredly
nonreligious--teacher originally from India, and explains Krishnamurti's views about obtaining total freedom by escaping the conditioning of the mind.
Even if they declaredly
cater to the needs of Indian Muslims, they also form part of the transnational and translocal dynamics of current Muslim Internet activism and debate.
The methodology is declaredly
empirical, pursuing not the clinical construction of sexual identities as a means of historical investigation (the avatar of choice in queer studies, a declining enterprise and a stale debate in Berco's view), but the unraveling of the complexities of the unremitting hierarchical structuring of society in a definite historical context, through its (particularly legal) interplay with specific sexual practices.