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Monday, July 12, 2010

[haw-info] links to recent articles of interest

These recent-article mailings are posted at http://blog.historiansagainstwar.org.  Suggestions for inclusion in the lists can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com


"Afghanistan's Armies, Past and Present"
http://www.historyandpolicy.org/papers/policy-paper-105.html
By
Stephanie Cronin, History & Policy, posted July 8
The author teaches Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford

 

"Non-Believer"
http://www.tnr.com/node/76091
By
Andrew Bacevich, The New Republic, posted July 7
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University

 

"Mark Twain's Early Protest Against the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"
http://www.tikkun.org/tikkundaily/2010/07/07/mark-twain%E2%80%99s-early-protest-against-the-wars-in-iraq-and-afghanistan/
By Cynthia Wachtell, Tikkun Daily, posted July 7

Based on the author's just-published book
War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1961-1914 (LSU Press)

 

"What Eisenhower Could Teach Obama"
http://www.consortiumnews.com/2010/070510a.html
By
Melvin A. Goodman, ConsortiumNews.com, posted July 5

 

"Why McChrystal Did It"
http://www.zcommunications.org/why-mcchrystal-did-it-by-immanuel-wallerstein
By Immanuel Wallerstein, Z-Net, posted July 4

 

"What Drives Israel?"
http://www.zcommunications.org/what-drives-israel-by-ilan-pappe
By Ilan Pappe, posted June 30 (originally in the Scotland Herald)

The author teaches history at the University of Exeter, UK

 

"How Afghanistan Became the Ignored War"
http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/06/28/zelizer.afghanistan.ignored.war/
By Julian Zelizer, CNN.com, posted June 28

The author teaches history at Princeton University

 

"The Land Where Theories of Warfare Go to Die: Obama, Petraeus, and the Cult of COIN in Afghanistan"
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175266

By
Robert Dreyfuss, TomDispatch.com, posted June 27

 

"Why the Taliban Is Winning in Afghanistan"
http://www.newstatesman.com/international-politics/2010/06/british-afghanistan-government
By William Dalrymple, New Statesman, posted June 22

Compares the current war to the disastrous First Anglo-Afghan War of 1839-42

 

 


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