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Monday, July 14, 2014
[haw-info] HAW Notes 7/14/14: Links to recent articles of interest
Links to Recent Articles of Interest
By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted July 13
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan. The article is an exposition on the well-known series of maps showing Palenstinian lands shrinking over time.
By Gary Leupp, CounterPunch.org, posted July 13
The author teaches history at Tufts University. The occupations referred to in the title are those of Iraq and Afghanistan.
By Ira Chernus, History News Network, posted July 10
Argues that myths have distorted American views of Israel/Palestine through the years
By Rebecca Gordon, TomDispatch.com, posted July 10
On the lack of accountability for Bush-era torture policies, and their continuation
By William R. Polk, History News Network, posted July 9
The author is a former member of the US Policy Planning Council for North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia and a former professor of history at the University of Chicago.
By Michael Klare, TomDispatch.com, posted July 8
Subtitled "Global Conflicts Are Increasingly Fueled by the Desire for Oil and Natural Gas - and the Funds They Generate"
By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted July 6
The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNT Albany.
By Conn Hallinan, Huffington Post, posted July 2
Historical background going back to the days of the British Mandate and before
By Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch.com, posted July 1
Based on an analysis of specific US policies in recent decades
By Harry Targ, Rag Blog Digest, posted June 29
This list was edited by Steve Gosch and Jim O'Brien, with thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall, Mim Jackson, Paul Atwood, and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles for inclusion. Suggestions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.