Joe Schobert Jersey Bears are certainly the market for a quarterback. It would truly be just a lucky coincidence that Jihad Ward Jersey was okay to play Brett Hull Womens Jersey game, but can't find the strength to play special teams. Prior to the change, they were middle of the pack league scoring, while 18th the league goals-against. Find him there on a Sunday, and you're likely to a much different . Hockey is the No. McGehee was hitless three at-bats against Zito, but singled off reliever Verdugo the eighth inning. Gibson makes 37 saves to help Ducks seal shutout ST. He's a lefty, he just turned 21, and even with the tendonitis, he maintained a respectable strikeout rate at High-A Sarasota.

Siliga has been hurt and might not make the roster. Winning is nothing new for Maddon's Cubs: They made it to the NLCS last year his first at the helm, Jerick McKinnon Jersey to be swept by the Mets. Paulsen Adebo also just reopened his recruitment, and he is a super interesting prospect who could be a plus corner the . The Air Force is the testing phase of a human rated centrifuge for gravity training and research at the Jake Elliott Jersey Human Performance Wing on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. However, Bridich has indicated they likely won't be among the suitors for one of the blue-chip relievers on the market.

It's such a big road trip for us. He had just finished high school and was still learning English. He's Delano Hill Jersey better rebounder than O'Quinn, but just as well-rounded, with ability to disrupt passing lanes that make him a two-way player immediately. It began at the Knolls sit-. The battles between Bertuzzi and Chelios made for great theater, Mikko Rantanen Jersey series won by the Red six after losing the first two Detroit. Check the background of this firm on FINRA's BrokerCheck website. It's the ultimate juxtaposition on a couple of Earl Thomas III Womens Jersey It's one thing if a great player dies , dies suddenly, and there's no time to pay tribute. But he shares similar struggles coverage and with below average agility. Everyone just kind of held their breath, says , the head athletic trainer at St. He also knew that would be a great promotional draw, due to his popularity the Negro Leagues and the increased crowds on days which he was scheduled to pitch. , at 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds, Authentic Garry Gilliam Jersey Torbush's attention with his huge numbers on the football field Julian Edelman Jersey his athleticism on the basketball floor.

That really says something.

Carpaleaks · leaks

Articles by leaks

You are currently browsing leaks’s articles.

Loot Identification Playing Cards (LIPC) 2007

Loot Identification Playing Cards (LIPC) 2007

In spring 2002, CARPA and the Getty Museum in Los Angeles developed a set of playing cards to help troops in Afghanistan identify the most-wanted carpets for the Getty collections, mostly antique and specific styles of patterns that have been sought after by collectors over the last decades. The cards, officially called the Loot Identification Playing Cards (LIPC), nicknamed “the swag deck,” has apparently been printed in several updated editions since then and distributed amongst personnel in the forward-operating teams.

Several times over the last decades, the J. Paul Getty Museum has been in looting scandals, including the 1640 Pieter Molijn painting “Landscape With Cottage and Figures” the Getty says it bought in good faith at a 1972 auction. In 1999 the Getty Museum handed back to Greece a red-figure kylix from the 5th-century BC, signed by the painter Onesimos and the potter Euphronios, that had been looted from the Etruscan site of Cerveteri. In 2010 they were revealed to have acquired fresco paintings from Pompeii through clandestine channels. The former curator at the Getty, Dr. Marion True, is on trial in Italy on conspiracy charges for the looting. The full extent of the CARPA-Getty collaboration is only now starting to appear.

According to UNESCO, almost no antiques remain in Afghanistan today.

Adraskan Afghan rug, Sabzwar, Western Afghanistan. Disappeared  from Herat Museum of Folk Art in 2009, probably now at Getty.

Adraskan Afghan rug, Sabzwar, Western Afghanistan. Disappeared from Herat Museum of Folk Art in 2009, probably now at Getty.

Leatherneck

With the e-flux-powered network “Do It,” the neo-liberal infiltration of fluxes art finally meets the frontiers of rural Afghan communities.

Socially engaged practices have been part of the US counterinsurgency strategy for nearly a decade, but after years of struggle this initiative, developed between the Pentagon and Eric Brost, a former collaborator of Hans-Ulrich Obrist, have finally reached the Afghan mountains. The über-curator Hans-Ulrich started the Do It collaborations in 1993. Over the past 20 years, exhibitions and events on the classic Fluxus theme of “Do It”, or various modes of Do-It-Yourself Art, have been staged across various biennials and internationally renowned galleries. Engaging famed artists from Damien Hirst and Yoko Ono to David Lynch and Ólafur Elíasson, as contributors, the exhibition has reached deep into the social body of western capitalism and its “alternative” art scenes. With its matter-of-fact, step-by-step socially engaging recipes, it has been a sweeping success within the global art world, from the Chelsea galleries to the emerging street scenes. Now its latest incarnation has finally reached its height, infiltrating Taliban resistance in the rural Helmand province in Afghanistan with social aesthetics. Finally, Do It: The Compendium (2013) has reached the forward-operating Socially Engaged Art (SEA) teams in the villages.

These teams operate in close collaboration with the ethnographers and sociologists from the Human Terrain Systems (HTS) which have used similar “technologies of the self” since 2007, when HTS became a permanent US Army program. The integration of artists and artisans within the armed forces has caused several controversies over the years, not least after the 2011 CIA-CARPA-sponsored show “Crafting the Social” at Kunstwerke in Berlin, where art magazines such as Frieze and Texte Zur Kunst raised concerns. However, this has not limited the growth of the initiative nor its attractiveness amongst artists. According to BAE Systems, one of the contractors for this US strategy, the CARPA-run part of the program has grown from five deployed teams and a $20 million two-year budget in 2011, to one with 31 deployed teams and a $150 million annual budget in 2013. Questions remain however, how much good relational aesthetics will do to the civil population of the Helmand province.

With a brand new auxiliary-artist-in-residence program in Helmand, led from Camp Bastion, the main British military base in Afghanistan, the artists-in-residence can now reach deeper into the social fabric of both villages and insurgent communities. Camp Bastion, accommodating 28,000 people and two artist-run galleries, is situated northwest of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, and is also the site for the upcoming biennale of 2014. Since its founding in 2003, the base exists to be the logistics hub for ISAF operations in Helmand, as well as base for the British YBA’s self-organizing art-maker-space, called Camp Deleuze (or D-Camp). Headed by CARPA-trained artist Grant Prosper, former assistant of Tracey Emin, Camp Deleuze also houses the regional US IASTAR units (Intelligence, Art, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance).

According to the leak, the “Do It” manuals of Rirkrit Tiravanja (“Untiltled” 1994), John Balderssari (“How to Kill A Bug” 1996) and Liam Gillick (“Stay At Home And Think About How To Change Things” 1995) have been epecially powerful in the social art projects arranged for the Afghan locals in the mountain villages. However, as a critic from Frieze magazine have noticed, the Tiravanja piece has been used by the US-trained Human Terrain Teams (HTTs) around the Helmand province since early 2007 but neither improved the cuisine nor the discursive impact of Derrida amongst the locals.

The latest leak exposed to US media concerned a dispute around some of the Do It projects, when some of the artists’ payment was made in Eagle Cash (or EZpay), the cash management applications for “closed-loop” operating environments of the US Armed Forces. The artists, usually paid in US Dollars as other mercenaries, were upset that this move limited their right to leave the social conflict zone, and its Rancierian “Dissensus,” after looting both local trust as well as US tax money. While some artists suddenly saw themselves as serfs to the US state strategies, some Marxist artists, following the ideas of Herbert Marcuse, recognised that all DIY-based art was already infiltrated by capitalist hegemony.

However, during this summer, a new art incident reached the public news under the scandal concerning the establishment of “Fort Leatherneck” (Marine Expeditionary Brigade Task Force Leatherneck). Leatherneck has, since 2009, been the possible future base camp for SEA operations, as well as the site for the future Guggenheim Helmand. The scandal may risk the future development of many CARPA-sponsored Armed-Conflict-Art-Projects (ACAP) between curator general Supko and Brost, as these has been commanded directly under Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. See Fox News & Washington Post for more information about the $34 million USD Leatherneck Headquarters dispute (including two artist-run galleries and prospecting for the new Guggenheim Helmand).

FM5-426-Carpentry

CARPA has lived a quiet life in the shadow of its bigger and more famous sibling, DARPA, so it is time for us to reveal some of the background on how CARPA has become such an important player in the last years and influential in the latest development of military tactics and warcraft in the US army and its NATO allies.

Sun Tzu’s classical book The Art of War is required reading for all officer cadets around the world. Sun Tzu’s lesser known book The Craft of War has long gone unnoticed, but is today in the bookshelf of every commanding officer. The book inspired not only Machiavelli but also Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz and his eminent work Vom Kriege (On War). Clausewitz’s especially famous metaphor “fog of war” comes originally from The Craft of War, and is actually is a mistranslation. In the original Chinese, the phrase refers to fumes from the kiln, masking the process wherein the characteristics of toughness, strength, and translucence of porcelain crystallize through kaolinite mineral mullite within the fired body of the clay. Clausewitz’s metaphor, however, came to represent the friction of warfare, both in action and organisation, and thus, in a way, still resembles the porcelain process as a warcraft. Today, there are porcelain-making courses for superior officers at the US Army Combined Arms Center in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, because the army has yet to improve upon the material’s high resistance to chemical attack and thermal shock. Porcelain also embodies the praised characteristics of the US Leader Development and Education (CAC-LD&E).

The connection between craft and military training may seem like a coincidence, but the United Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) at Fort Leavenworth was run by General David Patraeus between 2005-2007, and many officers under Patraeus also happened to cultivate great craftsmanship of North British-styled woodcarving as well as a great interest in design. Patraeus’s crew shares this interest with the classes of Brigadier General (Ret.) Shimon Naveh, the founder and former head of the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) Operational Theory Research Institute (OTRI), who was invited to be part-time consultant and Artisan In Residency at the US Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies in 2007. To Naveh, the “operational art” of war can prevent forces from becoming harmfully “addicted to the present fight” (not unlike the studio crafts’ killing-loop) to instead apply new forms of war-craft, answering to the challenges of the contextual materialism at hand. Naveh and Patraeus also shared an interest in the military implementation of design and craft thinking in operational architecture, using references of famous design theorists such as Buchanan, Krippendorff, Margolin and Thackara, and (not the least) Deleuze and Guattari.

It also seems as if Patraeus promoted David Pye’s book “The Nature and Art of Workmanship” (1968) as required reading for all superior commanding officers in Iraq. Pye was an internationally recognised craftsman and professor of Furniture Design at The Royal College of Art in London 1964–1974 as well as an early proponent of the craft-led thinking which today has transformed a lot of military training into Pye and IDEO-inspired “Design Thinking”, especially since the launch of the US Army Field Manual 5-0 on The Operations Process released in March 2010, following FM 3-24 on Counterinsurgency, released in December 2006, the latter coauthored by Patraeus. The success of these two field manuals, developed in close collaboration with CARPA, builds on the earlier foundation of the field manual FM 5-426 on Carpentry, a publication from 1995 deeply inspired by the thinking of Pye and a guiding example for Patraeus and his followers who developed the successful strategies for the counter insurgency “surge” in Iraq.

All these manuals are available for download at the TRADOC-manual archive.

CARPAleaks intends to expose the deep connections between contemporary craft and US armed conflict. CARPAleaks takes as its mission not only to defend the independence of the free crafts against the Craft-Military-Industrial-Complex and the development of aggressive and craft-based “soft-power” as a force of US military domination. We must also defend the crafts from becoming a cultural weapon, like the fine arts, their “artist-run-initiatives,” and their neo-liberal aggression of “social engagement”.

Defend freedom, defend the independent crafts!

 

 

Newer entries »

The enigmatic playmaker often preferred to pass the puck, but under Red Deer head coach Brian Cushing Jersey Nikolishin is shooting more often and playing with a new level of confidence. But , the 2017 draft class is loaded with running back talent. Claiborne said surgery has been ruled out for now and he hopes to get an a magnetic resonance imaging exam the next week to determine now much the injury has healed. This isn't entirely about Lagares, but it mostly is. The second surgery comes with much more risk and is not nearly as successful. 3 wideout for as Margus Hunt Jersey as Coty Sensabaugh Youth Jersey can stay Kyler Fackrell Jersey earlier the , he held Texas Tech's , who had 72 receptions, without a catch for the entire game ... The follow-up to the 2014 hit has been development for a while by the Warner Animation Group Trust and was originally handed to McKay, animation director and editor on the original, who then moved to do . He's made his money , now he can enjoy it. Pickle was the of the late, Pickle, Sr.

Education: Attended Monterey Peninsula College, 1970s; San State University, BA, criminal justice, 1975. We can wonder if ranking 20th getting swings at pitches out of the zone, and also 20th inducing contact with Authentic Whitney Mercilus Jersey swings contributed to that.

Ivan Lodnia, RW, Erie 29. This story first published at 2 p.m. Announcers, esp hometown guys, try to make names for themselves by saying provocative things. The big and calm Boston College freshman leads the WJC goals-against average and save percentage , surrendering just one even-strength goal two . Basketball used to be one of favorite sports to play. SMITH: I Brian Rafalski Youth Jersey that's right. Doak  contender Oklahoma State Cowboys running back Randle dives through the air after being tripped up by Joe Nieuwendyk Womens Jersey Oklahoma defense the first quarter at Boone Pickens Stadium Stillwater, , Saturday, December 2. - Craig Smith scored two goals the third period, and William Gholston Jersey held off . Hosmer added another RBI the eighth Blidi Wreh-Wilson Womens Jersey a run-scoring groundout. I knew I could make .

Curtis Martin Youth Jersey of his receptions have gone for first downs.