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Index 199 Abu Ghraib prison (Iraq), 16, 18 abuse. See torture Afghanistan: military spending in, 22; private security companies in, 149 Agamben, Giorgio, 28 airports, 6, 8, 43, 150, 166n2 Albrecht, Katherine, 143 Altheide, David, 3 American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 128, 143 American Library Association, 21 Antichrist, 70, 74; alignment with, 65; imminent coming of, 65 anti-Semitism, 67, 76, 162n12 antiterrorism, 20. See also counterterriorism apocalypse: industry, 71, 77, 78; literature, 67; necessity of war and, 76; prophecies of, 64; as rationalization for exclusion of others, 64; selling, 68 Appadurai,Arjun, 7, 150 Armageddon, 67 Armstrong, Gary, 134 Bagram Theater Internment Facility (Afghanistan), 16 “The Barbie Liberation Organization,” 132 Beck, Ulrich, 6 Beers, Rand, 17 Bennett, Colin, 143 Bentham, Jeremy, 117 biopower, 24 black site detention centers, 153n22 Blackwater USA, 47 borders and boundaries: artificial, 94; for capital, 8; fortification of, 8; hyperregulation of, 81, 98; militarization of, 8, 20; security industry at, 37; social, 82; suspension of law beyond, 16 Boston Dynamics, Inc., 43, 44 Bourdieu, Pierre, 17 BreakAway, Ltd., 44 Brian, Bill, 40 Burke,Anthony, 153n32 Bush, George W., 5, 6, 8, 16, 19, 23, 32, 33, 34, 36, 40, 121, 155n20 Bybee, Jay, 17 Campbell, Nancy, 58 capital: accumulation, 51, 59, 84, 129; borders to, 8; deterritorialized, 7 capitalism: cultural responses to instabilities of, 60; disaster, 40; global, 129, 142; growth of, 142; measures of status and, 9; millennial, 65; neoliberal forms of, 65 CardSystems Solutions, Inc., 60 Caspian organization, 143 Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), 16, 45 Cerulo, Karen, 146 Cheney, Dick, 36, 153n20 Cheney, Lynn, 36 Cheney, Mary, 36 Chertoff, Michael, 17, 23, 55, 160n22 ChoicePoint data company, 60, 62 Citicorp Services Inc., 120 citizenship, proofs of, 8 civil defense, 4, 5, 6, 20, 152n32 Index 200 civil liberties: safeguarding, 35; voluntary sacrifice of, 2 class, 58, 83, 92, 96, 125 Clinton, Bill, 20 Clinton, Hillary, 34 Cochran, Bob, 35 Cockburn, Cynthia, 116 Cohen, Jay, 41 Cold War, 5, 67 Cole, Simon, 52 Comaroff, Jean and John, 60, 64, 65 commercialization: benefits to private corporations and, 33; detrimental to social programs, 33; of fear, 33 communities, gated, 1; criminal activity in, 90, 91, 92; exponential multiplication of, 129; fear of workers in, 90, 91, 92, 93; as fortified enclaves, 82–83; homeowners’ associations in, 91, 93; intended/actual use of surveillance systems in, 90–96; lack of individual expression in, 93, 94; minimal personal risk in, 82; policing of behavior in, 82; protection from external threats in, 90, 91, 92, 93; resident complaints about security personnel, 91, 95, 96; residents as insecurity subjects in, 96; responsibility for security by individuals and, 81; restricted form of freedom in, 96; sacrifice of rights in, 97; similarities to experiences of residents of public housing, 81, 82; systems used in, 91; undesired scrutiny in, 81, 82 conservatism, 33 consumption: of advanced security technologies , 48; of bodies, 33; celebration of, 33; commodity, 9; consumerprotection information and, 54; of fear, 55; mandatory participation in, 38; minimization of risk through, 2; modes of, 53, 54; purchase of products and services, 53, 54; securing of existing power structures through, 33; security needs and, 128; self-protection and, 57 corporations, multinational, 7 countersurveillance, 128–144; avenues for political intervention through, 129; global systems of control and, 139–143; infiltration of collectives by dominant systems, 141; practices of, 128, 129; in reaction to transformation of public spaces, 129 counterterrorism, 26; opportunities for abuse in, 19; responsibilities of, 31–32 Cowan, Ruth Schwartz, 116 credit agencies: customer desire for instant credit from, 62; massive databases stockpiled by, 61; protection of privacy issues, 62; sharing arrangements for consumer information by, 61, 62 crime: control, 56, 57, 82; deterrence through self-policing, 63; public housing and, 83; as source of insecurity, 1; violent, 56 criminal justice organizations, 56, 57 cultural: artifacts, 130; experience, 1; logics , 59, 73; perspectives, 126; values, 67 culture: consumer, 70; of control, 16, 17; insecurity, 3; jamming, 132; political, 78; popular, 34; of secrecy, 15, 103–106; security, 4–8, 36, 38, 49, 128, 147 Customs and Border Protection agency, 20 Dallas Theological Seminary, 67 danger, absolute, 30 Daniels, Mitch, 102 Darby, John Nelson, 67 David,Aimee, 42 de Certeau, Michel, 140 Defonic Crew, 53 Deleuze, Gilles, 140 Department of Defense (DOD), 6, 39, 40 Department of Homeland Security (DHS): absorption of other agencies by, 20; centralized authority of federal agencies in, 5; decentralization of responsibility for public safety in, 5; as experiment in “mergers and acquisitions ,” 41; Fusion Centers, 44–48, 149...



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  • National security -- United States
  • Internal security -- United States.
  • Electronic surveillance -- United States.
  • Technology -- Social aspects.
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