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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"
By Ted Galen Carpenter, American Conservative, February 1, 2010 issue


"In War, Winners Can Be Losers"
By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted December 21


"Grinding Down the U.S. Army"
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"
By George McGovern, Washington Post, posted December 13


"Beware Presidents' Use of History"
By John Prados, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, posted December 8


"Afghanistan: Mirage of the Good War"
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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