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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
[haw-info] HAW Notes 11/19/14: Links to recent articles of interest
Links to Recent Articles of Interest
By William R. Polk, History News Network, posted November 16
A, eloquent, historically based article by a former State Department official and history professor
"Obama's JFK Problem: How the Battle Between the President and His Joint chiefs Chairman over Iraq Recalls the Early Days of Vietnam"
By Fredrik Logevall and Gordon M. Goldstein, Politico, posted November 16
Fredrick Logevall teaches history at Cornell University; both authors have written books about the US war in Vietnam.
By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted November 16
The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany.
By the National Security Archives, posted November 16
Includes links to newly released US documents from November 1989, showing an effort to deflect blame from the Salvadoran military hierarchy.
By Bekah Wolf, Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), posted November 14
"The Bases of War in the Middle East: From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 Years of Building Bases and Sowing Disaster"
By David Vine, TomDispatch.com, posted November 13
By Colleen McGuire, Mondoweiss.net, posted November 11
By Jerry Lembcke, CounterPunch.org, posted November 10
The author is a Vietnam veteran who teaches sociology at the College of the Holy Cross.
By Trita Parsi, Foreign Affairs, posted November 5
By Andrew J. Becevich, Los Angeles Times, posted November 1
The author, retired from teaching history at Boston University, is now a fellow at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
This list was edited by Steve Gosch and Jim O'Brien, with thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles that are included. Suggestions can be sent to email@example.com.