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Monday, October 19, 2015

[haw-info] HAW Notes 10/19/15: contact info regarding Ros Baxandall; links to recent articles of interest

Note: We wrote last Thursday to share with Historians Against the War members and friends the passing of  feminist historian and antiwar activist Rosalyn Baxandall at age 76. For anyone wishing to write to her son, the contact information is as follows: mail, Phineas Baxandall, 595 Franklin St., Cambridge, MA 02139; email, phineas@baxandall.net.

The following list of articles is dedicated to her memory. For years up until her diagnosis this summer with incurable cancer, she was a mainstay of suggesting articles for these lists.

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By David Milne, Salon, posted October 18

By William J. Astore, The Contrary Perspective blog, posted October 17
The author is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and formerly taught at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

By Paul Pillar, LobeLog, posted October 16 (from The National Interest)
The author, a 28-year veteran of the CIA, is a visiting professor at Georgetown University in security studies; the article draws on the Soviet experience in Afghanistan.

By Andrew J. Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted October 13
The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University.

Interview with David Talbot, Democracy Now!, posted October 13
David Talbot is a former editor in chief of Salon and the author of a new book on Allen Dulles.

By Jon Schwartz, The Intercept, posted October 7

By Walter L. Hixson, History News Network, posted October 7
The author teaches history at the University of Akron.

By David M. Perry, The Guardian, posted October 6
The author teaches medieval history at Dominican University.

By Greg Grandin, The Nation, posted October 5
On the targeting of hospitals during the Vietnam War; the author teaches history at New York University.

By Sami Zubaida, Informed Comment blog, posted October 1

Thanks to Rusti Eisenberg, Cyrus Bina, and an anonymous reader for flagging articles that are included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.


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