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Monday, December 21, 2009

[haw-info] links to recent articles of interest

This is the eighth in our biweekly series of links to articles of interest on HAW-related topics. Suggestions for inclusion in these lists are welcome:  they can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.  Members of the working group for this project are Matt Bokovoy, Carolyn (Rusti) Eisenberg, Jim O'Brien, Maia Ramnath, and Sarah Shields

 

 

"New War Order: How Panama Set the Course for Post-Cold War Foreign Policy"
http://amconmag.com/article/2010/feb/01/00022/
By Ted Galen Carpenter, American Conservative, February 1, 2010 issue

 

"In War, Winners Can Be Losers"
http://hnn.us/articles/121496.html
By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted December 21

 

"Grinding Down the U.S. Army"
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175178
By William Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted December 15

The author is a retired Air Force colonel who now teaches history at the Pennsylvania College of Technology

 

"With Obama's Strategy, Afghanistan Looks Like Another Vietnam"
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/11/AR2009121102596_pf.html
By George McGovern, Washington Post, posted December 13

 

"Beware Presidents' Use of History"
http://www.shafr.org/2009/12/08/beware-presidents-use-of-history
By John Prados, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, posted December 8

 

"Afghanistan: Mirage of the Good War"
http://www.newleftreview.org/?page=article&view=2713
By Tariq Ali,
New Left Review, March-April 2008
This breaks our rules of only recent articles, but one of us ran across this article recently and found that it provides valuable background to today's events.

 

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