Deepa Kumar

Deepa Kumar is an associate professor of Media Studies and Middle East Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire and Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:45pm
ISIS, 9/11, and the Terrorism Time Loop
As we mark another anniversary of the attacks in 2001, it seems as if little has changed. We appear to be caught in a time loop where history keeps repeating itself again and again. If it was al Qaeda in 2001 that represented the pinnacle of all things evil that animated the US invasion of...
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Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6:43am
'Homeland' and the Imagination of National Security
The show Homeland began its third season with record-breaking ratings .
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 8:56am
Beyond Torture: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and the Promotion of Extrajudicial Killing
The film Zero Dark Thirty has sparked debate on its justification of torture, its misuse of facts, and its pro-CIA agenda. The main focus of the debate so far has been on whether torture was necessary to track Osama bin Laden and whether the film is pro or anti torture.
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