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Tuesday, November 09, 2010

[haw-info] links to recent articles and materials 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. 



"The Lies of Islamophobia: The Three Unfinished Wars of the West against the Rest"


By John Feffer, TomDispatch.com, posted November 7


"Obama in India"


By Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch.org, posted November 5-7

The author teaches South Asian history at Trinity College


"The New American Isolationism: The Cost of Turning Away from War's Horrific Realities"


By William Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted November 1

The author is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who has also taught college history


"Like My Pentagon Papers, These Iraq War Logs Can't Be Buried"


By Daniel Ellsburg, The Guardian, posted October 25


"The Page That Refuses to Turn"


By Andrew Bacevich, The New Republic, posted October 25

On the Wikileaks revelations; the author teaches history and international relations at Boston University


"How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the U.S. Government Need?"


By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted October 25

"The Tea Party's Cold War Roots

By Sean Wilentz, The New Yorker, posted October 18

The author teaches history at Princeton University

"The Bipartisan Politics of Fear"


By Stanley Kutler, Truthdig.com, posted October 13

The author is an emeritus professor of history at the University of Wisconsin

"The Tyranny of Metaphor"

Robert Dallek, Foreign Policy, November 2010, posted October 11

"Ahmadinejad and the Limits of American and Israeli Power"

Juan Cole, Truthdig.com, posted October 11
The author teaches Middle East history at the University of Michigan



Three Important Sets of Documents from the National Security Archives

Each of these sets of documents on the US-British preparation for invading Iraq has an explanatory narrative

with links to the recently obtained documents.  Together with the searchable WikiLeaks documents released October 22 (http://www.wikileaks.org), they provide a wealth of information on the Iraq War.

"The Iraq War – Part One: The U.S. Prepares for Conflict, 2001"

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 326, posted September 22


"The Iraq War – Part Two: Was There Even Even a Decision?"


National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 328

Edited by John Prados and Christopher Ames, posted October 1

"The Iraq War – Part Three: Shaping the Debate"

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 330
Edited by
John Prados and Christopher Ames, posted October 4


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