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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"

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175317/tomgram:_john_feffer,_crusade_2.0/

By John Feffer, TomDispatch.com, posted November 7

 

"Obama in India"

http://counterpunch.org/prashad11052010.html

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"

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175314

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"

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/oct/25/pentagon-papers-iraq-war-logs-wikileaks

By Daniel Ellsburg, The Guardian, posted October 25

 

"The Page That Refuses to Turn"

http://www.tnr.com/blog/foreign-policy/78620/the-page-refuses-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?"

http://www.hnn.us/articles/132788.html

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


"The Tea Party's Cold War Roots
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/10/18/101018fa_fact_wilentz?currentPage=all

By Sean Wilentz, The New Yorker, posted October 18

The author teaches history at Princeton University


"The Bipartisan Politics of Fear"

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_bipartisan_politics_of_fear_20101013/

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"
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/10/11/the_tyranny_of_metaphor

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


"Ahmadinejad and the Limits of American and Israeli Power"
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/ahmadinejad_and_the_limits_of_american_and_israeli_power_20101011/

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

 

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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"
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB326/index.htm

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

 

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

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB328/

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"
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB330/index.htm

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

 

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