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Thursday, August 20, 2015
[haw-info] HAW Notes 8/20/15: Links to recent articles of interest
Note: The latest issue of the Peace History Society Newsletter, edited by Robert Shaffer, contains a wealth of news and commentary, including information on the Society's upcoming biennial conference, October 22-24 at the University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut.
Links to Recent Articles of Interest
"Seventy Years of Military Mediocrity: The Shared Failings of America's Military Academies and Senior Officers"
By William J. Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted August 18
The author is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who formerly taught at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
By Robert Parry, Consortium News, posted August 16
By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted August 15
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan.
By Peter Beinart, The Atlantic, September issue
What Republican presidential candidates misrepresent about the 2007 "surge" strategy in Iraq.
By William R. Polk, History News Network, posted August 15
The author is a former State Department official and former University of Chicago historian.
By Walter G. Moss, History News Network, posted August 15
The author is a professor of history emeritus at Eastern Michigan University.
By Herbert Bix, Huffington Post, posted August 12
The author is a professor of history emeritus at Binghamton University.
"Where Did the Antiwar Movement Go? War, Sunny Side Up, and the Summer of Slaughter (Vietnam and Today)"
By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted August 11
By Jasmin Ramsey, LobeLog, posted August 11
Ervand Abrahamian teaches Middle Eastern, particularly Iranian, history at Baruch College, CUNY.
Hiroshima Day interview with Mikhail Gorbachev, Der Spiegel English, posted August 6
Contains much history from Gorbachev's time in office
Thanks to Bob Hannigan and David Robson for suggesting articles included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.