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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.
"Outsiders-in-Chief and the World: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Need to Sharpen Their Global Vision"
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
"America's New Vietnam in the Middle East: A Civil War Story about the Islamic State Might Spark a Peace Movement"
By Ira Chernus, TomDispatch.com, posted February 2
Suggestions for these occasional lists can be sent to email@example.com. As usual, an anonymous reader contributed suggestions for the above list.