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Friday, March 18, 2011

[haw-info] HAW Notes 3/18/11: Links to recent articles of interest

Suggestions for this list can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.  Thanks to Rusti Eisenberg, Rosalyn Baxandall, and Sam Lowe for suggesting articles that are included in the following list.


"Revealed: US Spy Operation That Manipulates Social Media"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/mar/17/us-spy-operation-social-networks
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"
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Korean-War-Coverage-Was-Di-by-Sherwood-Ross-110317-824.html
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'"
http://www.hnn.us/articles/137657.html
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"
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MC12Ae01.html
By Nick Turse, Asia Times Online, posted March 12


"The Mythic Lure of the 'No-Fly Zone'"
http://www.hnn.us/articles/137617.html
By Ira Chernus, History News Network, posted March 14

"Fissures in the Arab Revolt"
http://www.counterpunch.org/prashad03112011.html
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"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/mar/11/bradley-manning-wikileaks
By
Daniel Ellsberg, The Guardian, posted March 11


The Arab Spring"
http://www.thenation.com/article/158991/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"
http://chronicle.com/article/The-Long-History-of-Labor/126555/
By
Nelson Lichtenstein, The Chronicle Review, posted March 6
The author teaches history at the University of California Santa Barbara

"The Middle East Revolutions in Historical Perspective: Egypt, Occupied Palestine, and the United States"
http://www.japanfocus.org/-Herbert_P_-Bix/3488
By Herbert P. Bix,
Asia-Pacific Journal, February 21
The author is a former Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who now teaches at Binghamton University


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