[haw-info] HAW Notes 3/18/11: Links to recent articles of interest
"Revealed: US Spy Operation That Manipulates Social Media"
By Nick Fielding and Ian Cobain, The Guardian, posted March 17
On a Pentagon contract for the creation of false on-line identities, known as "sock puppets"
"Korean War Coverage Was Distorted and Suppressed"
By Sherwood Ross, OpEdNews, posted March 17
Based on interviews with Korean War historian Bruce Cumings of the University of Chicago
"How the Japanese Learned about 'Nuclear Safety'"
By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted March 17
On the 1954 "Lucky Dragon" nuclear incident; the author is an emeritus professor of history at SUNY Albany
"Smoking Out Vietnam War Truths"
By Nick Turse, Asia Times Online, posted March 12
"The Mythic Lure of the 'No-Fly Zone'"
By Ira Chernus, History News Network, posted March 14
"Fissures in the Arab Revolt"
By Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch.org, posted March 11
Historical background on Libya and especially Bahrain; the author teaches South Asian history at Trinity College
"The Shameful Abuse of Bradley Manning"
By Daniel Ellsberg, The Guardian, posted March 11
The Arab Spring"
By Rashid Khalidi, The Nation, March 21 issue, posted March 6
The author teaches the history of the modern Middle East at Columbia University
"The Long History of Labor Bashing"
By Nelson Lichtenstein, The Chronicle Review, posted March 6
The author teaches history at the University of California Santa Barbara