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Friday, August 07, 2015

[haw-info] HAW Notes 8/7/15: Links to recent articles of interest

Note: A new (August 2015) edition of the pamphlet Moral Injury and Conscientious Objection: Saying No to Military Service, by Alice Lynd with the assistance of Staughton Lynd, has been posted on the HAW website. 

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted August 7
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan.

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Los Angeles Times, posted August 6

The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University.

"Talking Points on the Iran Nuke Deal"

By Gary Leupp, CounterPunch.org, posted August 5

The author teaches history at Tufts University.

"Seven Decades after Hiroshima, Is There Still a Nuclear Taboo?"

By William Burr and Jeffrey Kimball, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, posted August 4

Jeffrey Kimball teaches history at Miami University.

"Our 'Merciful' Ending to the 'Good War': Or How Patriotism Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry"

By Christian Appy, TomDispatch.com, posted August 4

The author teaches history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

"Five Myths about the Atomic Bomb"

By Gregg Herken, Washington Post, posted July 31

The author is a professor of diplomatic history emeritus at the University of California Merced.

"American Traitor, Israeli Hero: The Pollard Case Shows that the Interests of America and Israel Are Often Sharply at Odds"

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Politico, posted July 30

"ISIS Is a Problem, But Not America's Problem"

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Politico, posted July 25

"The Hijackers"

By Hugh Roberts, London Review of Books, posted July 16

This is a lengthy review essay, with much historical background, on four books on Syria and ISIS. The author teaches North African and Middle Eastern History at Tufts University. 

"Why They Hate the Deal with Iran"

By Richard Lachmann, Michael Schwartz, and Kevin Young

CounterPunch.org, posted July 15.

Thanks for Steve Gosch and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles included above. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.


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