[haw-info] Links to recent articles of interest
Suggestions for inclusion in these more or less biweekly mailings can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The articles listed are on HAW-relevant topics and are by historians or at least have considerable historical content. Suggestions for this current mailing came from Maia Ramnath, Carolyn (Rusti) Eisenberg, and Larry Wittner.
"Iran's Green Movement: One Year Later: How Israel's Gaza Blockade and Washington's Sanctions Policy Helped Keep the Hardliners in Power"
By Juan Cole, TomDispatch.com, posted June 10
The author teaches Middle East history at the University of Michigan
"What's Next for the Nuclear Disarmament Movement?"
By Lawrence S. Wittner, Foreign Policy In Focus, posted June 9
The author teaches history at SUNY Albany
"A Warning from Noam Chomsky on the Threat of Elites"
By Fred Branfman, Truthdig.com, posted June 7
"Pakistan: The Myth of Civilizing War"
By Adaner Usmani, New Politics, Summer 2010 issue
"Kill a Turk and Rest"
By Uri Avnery, Z-Net, posted June 6
On the Gaza flotilla attack, with historical analysis
"'A Head for an Eye': Gaza, Israel, and the Limits of 'Escalation Dominance'"
By Geoffrey Wawro, Huffington Post, posted June 5
The author teaches military history at the University of North Texas
Doubling Down in Afghanistan: Why We Refuse to Fold a Losing Hand
By William Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted June 3
The author teaches history at the Pennsylvania College of Technology
"Israel's Permanent Insanity: The Madmen of Our Times"
By Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch.org, posted June 1
The author teaches South Asian history at Trinity College
"The Common Culture of Turkey, the United States, and Iran"
By David Swanson, WarIsACrime.org (formerly AfterDowningStreet), posted May 30
With much historical background based on Steven Kinzer's new book Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future
"Vietnam and Afghanistan: Still Waist Deep in the Big Muddy"
By Harry Targ, the Rag Blog, posted May 27