Very excited to announce our paper “The New Political Economy of Geographical Intelligence” is now online at the publisher’s website for the Annals of the Association of American Geographers.
The publishers have provided a link for free access to the first 50 people (click here for free access)! (Edit: these have unfortunately all been claimed)
The regular link which will remain after those free accesses are used up is this one http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00045608.2013.843436
A troubling new political economy of geographical intelligence has emerged in the United States over the last two decades. The contours of this new political economy are difﬁcult to identify due to ofﬁcial policies keeping much relevant information secret. The U.S. intelligence community increasingly relies on private corporations, working as contractors, to undertake intelligence work, including geographical intelligence (formally known as GEOINT). In this article we ﬁrst describe the geography intelligence “contracting nexus” consisting of tens of thousands…
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