[haw-info] links to recent articles of interest
"The End of (Military) History? The United States, Israel, and the Failure of the Western Way of War"
By Andrew Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted July 29
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University
"Obama's Legacy: Afghanistan"
By Garry Wills, New York Review of Books blog, posted July 27
The author is a professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University
"Imperial Overkill and the Death of U.S. Empire"
By Francis Shor, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted July 27
The author teaches history at Wayne State University
"Dan Ellsberg on WickiLeaks & the Essential Democratic Question: Who Will Tell the People?"
By John Nichols, The Nation blog, posted July 26
"The Opposites Game: All the Strangeness of Our American World in One Article"
By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted July 26
Partly historical musings based on a little-noticed Washington Post story on the US military's purchase of Russian helicopters for use in Afghanistan
"Palin on the Ground Zero Mosque vs. the Founding Fathers"
By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted July 19
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan.
"Leaving Iraq: The Ruin They'll Leave Behind"
By Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch.org, posted July 19
"Death on Your Doorstep: What Sebastian Junger and Restrepo Won't Tell You About War"
By Nick Turse, TomDispatch.com, posted July 13
"The Divergence of America and Israel"
By Shibil Siddiqi, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted July 12
A complex, historically based analysis