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Friday, February 26, 2016

[haw-info] HAW Notes 2/26/16: Saudi Arabia conference; links to recent articles of interest

Reminder of Next Weekend's Saudi Arabia Conference. This is a reminder, especially for people living in the DC-Baltimore area, of the "2016 Summit on Saudi Arabia," organized by Code Pink and co-sponsored by many other antiwar organizations, including Historians Against the War. It will take place at the University of the District of Columbia law school, Saturday-Sunday March 5-6. Information is at http://www.codepink.org/2016saudisummit.

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted February 26
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan.

By Gary Sick, LobeLog, posted February 24
"Black swans" is a metaphor for unexpected developments. The author is Mideast scholar and former staff member of the National Security Council.

By William Lambers, History News Network, posted February 23

By Alfred McCoy, TomDispatch.com, posted February 21
The author teaches history at the University of Wisconsin.

By Paul Pillar, The National Interest, posted February 21
The author, a 28-year veteran of the CIA, is a visiting professor at Georgetown University in security studies.

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Huffington Post, posted February 19
The author teaches history at the University of Tulsa.

By Andrew J. Bacevich, New York Daily News, posted February 15
The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston  University.

By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted February 7

By Ira Chernus, TomDispatch.com, posted February 2

Suggestions for these occasional lists can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com. As usual, an anonymous reader contributed suggestions for the above list.


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