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Thursday, June 16, 2011

[haw-info] HAW Notes 6/16/11: Links to recent articles of interest

Suggestions for these lists can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.  Thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall, Rusti Eisenberg, Sam Lowe, and Maia Ramnath for suggestions that are included in the following list.

"Ex-Spy Alleges Bush White House Sought to Discredit Critic"
By James Risen, New York Times, posted June 16
The critic in question was University of Michigan historian Juan Cole.  He has posted his take on the Times article at http://www.juancole.com/2011/06/retd-cia-official-alleges-bush-white-house-used-agency-to-get-cole.html

"Andropov Was Right"
By Tariq Ali, London Review of Books, June 16 issue
Review of two books on the Soviet experience in Afghanistan

"Congress Members Sue Obama to End Libya War"
By David Swanson, War Is a Crime.org, posted June 15
Includes historical background

"Western Media Fraud in the Middle East"
By Nir Rosen, Aljazeera English, posted June 15

"Siamese Twins Sharing the Same Brain: How the Military and the Civilian Are Blurring in Washington"
By William J. Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted June 14

"The Whistle-Blowers of 1777"
By Stephen M. Kohn, New York Times op-ed, posted June 12

"Slain Writer's Book Says US-NATO War Served Al-Qaeda Strategy"
By Gareth Porter, Institute for Policy Studies, posted June 10

"Three Deadly War Myths"
By Robert Parry, ConsortiumNews.com, posted June 9
On myths related to the Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libyan wars

"Afghanistan: Obama's Moment of Decision"
By Andrew J. Bacevich, History News Network, from The Daily Beast, posted June 8
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University

"Daniel Ellsberg: All the Crimes Richard Nixon Committed Against Me Are Now Legal"
Interview on the CNN blog, posted June 7


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