A new issue of News and Letters is out. Sarah Krakoff (Colorado): Inextricably Political: Race, Membership and Tribal Sovereignty. Charles P. Kindregan, Jr. (Suffolk): Pets in Divorce: Family Conflict over Animal Custody. Is there a Jewish gene? Richard C. Lewontin reviews Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People by Harry Ostrer and The Genealogical Science: The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology by Nadia Abu El-Haj (and more). From Foreign Policy, Joshua Keating on how the new Red Dawn movie is really just a throwback to the ‘80s — the 1880s; before there was Red Dawn, there was Red Napoleon; and could North Koreans ever really invade America? Jorg Friedrich on the rise (and fall) of the Pirate Party. After covering the Kafkaesque nightmare of the Pirate Bay’s current legal predicament and the apparent infowar against pirates in Sweden, it appears that Gottfrid Svartholm — one of the Pirate Bay’s founders — has now been sent to solitary confinement in Sweden. Fuming for two months in a jail cell here, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has had plenty of time to reconsider the wisdom of making Innocence of Muslims.

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