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Friday, July 06, 2012

[haw-info] HAW Notes 7/6/12: Links to recent articles of interest

Note:  In addition to these article links, which we've been sending more or less biweekly for the past few years, we will soon begin sending a more intensive mailing called Iran War Weekly to our e-mail list, at least for a while this summer.  It is produced by Frank Brodhead, a historian and longtime antiwar activist, and is beginning to achieve wide on-line distribution.

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

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

"The Military Solution: The Lessons Washington Can't Draw from the Failure of the Military Option"
By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted July 5

"'American Exceptionalism': A Short History"
By Uri Friedman, Foreign Policy, July/August issue
A breezy history, concluding, "If Stalin only knew what he started."

"The Case for a World Republic"
By Tad Daley, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, posted June 25
Reflections on Lawrence Wittner's history of the world nuclear disarmament movement

"Our Drone Planet: Interview with Tom Engelhardt and Nick Turse on the Past, Present, and Future of Drones"
By David A. Walsh, History News Network, posted June 24

"A Cruel and Unusual Record"
By Jimmy Carter, New York Times, posted June 24

"Amnesty's Shilling for US Wars"
By Colleen Rowley and Ann Wright, antiwar.com, posted June 22
On Amnesty USA and the Obama administration

"Killing by Remote Control: Medea Benjamin's 'Drone Warfare"
By Jonah Raskin, The Rag Blog, posted June 20

"America's First Neocon War"
By Jefferson Morley, Salon.com, posted June 19
On the War of 1812

"Oh Say, Maybe We Can't See: Another 4th of July"
By David Swanson, War Is a Crime.org, posted June 21

"We Can't Crush Iran: Three New Reports Conclude a U.S. or Israeli Strike on Tehran's Nuclear Sites Would Have Disastrous Results"
By Jordan Michael Smith, Salon.com, posted June 15



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