Larry George is Professor of International Politics and former Director of the Program in International Studies at the California State University, Long Beach. His recent writings include “American Insecurities and the Ontopolitics of US Pharmacotic Wars” in The Geopolitics of American Insecurity: Terror, Power and Foreign Policy and “Leo Strauss’ Squid Ink” in The Legacy of Leo Strauss. His current research explores the historical relations among human sacrifice, war, and sovereignty. He is active in the environmental movement and the hotel workers union movement and writes for Los Angeles Indymedia. He received his BA from the University of California, Irvine, and his PhD from Princeton University.