[haw-info] recent on-line articles of interest
To members and friends of Historians Against the War,
On behalf of the HAW Steering Committee, we plan to send a message every two weeks with links to on-line articles that provide historical background on HAW-relevant topics. Suggestions for inclusion are welcome: they can be sent to email@example.com. Members of the working group for this project are listed below.
Carolyn (Rusti) Eisenberg
By Juan Cole in Salon.com, posted September 8
"The Phoenix Program Was a Disaster in Vietnam and Would Be in Afghanistan--And the NYT Should Know That"
By Jeremy Kuzmarov, History News Network, posted September 7
"These Colors Run Red!: The U.S. Follows the Soviet Union into Afghanistan"
By Andrew J. Bacevic, The American Conservative, October 1, 2009 issue
By Greg Grandin, The Nation, August 31 issue
"From My Lai to Lockerbie"
By Nick Turse, TomDispatch.com, posted August 30
"Saigon 2009: Afghanistan Is Today's Vietnam. No Question Mark Needed."
By Thomas H. Johnson and M. Chris Mason, foreignpolicy.com, posted August 20
"Lesson of Vietnam Lost in Afghanistan"
By Stanley Kutler, Truthdig, posted August 20
By Jeremy Kuzmarov, History News Network, posted August 17
In addition, this week's "Life during Wartime" cartoon by Josh Brown, posted on the HAW home page (http://www.historiansagainstwar.org), offers a chilling parallel between Afghanistan and Vietnam.