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Friday, March 31, 2017

[haw-info] HAW Notes 3/31/17: Links to recent articles of interest

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

"The Odds AgainstAntiwar Warriors"

By Andrew J. Bacevich, The American Conservative, posted March 30

Review essay on Michael Kazin's new book War Against War, on the World War I–era peace movement. Andrew Bacevich is an emeritus professor of history and international relations at Boston University.


"Letter from PhnomPenh"

By Matthew Stevenson, CounterPunch.org, posted March 29, 2017

A long, very readable travelogue with historical reflections on the Indochina wars


"Trump in the Middle East:The New Brutality"

By Ahmed Rashid, New York Review of Books blog, posted March 27


"An American Centuryof Carnage: Measuring Violence in a Single Superpower World"

By John W. Dower, TomDispatch.com, posted March 28, 2017

This is an adaptation of the first chapter of the author's forthcoming book, The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World War Two.


"Obama's Worst Foreign Policy Decision, Two Years Later"

By Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations blog, posted March 27

The author is a senior fellow at the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The subject is the bombing campaign in Yemen.


"Kony 2012: AnotherHumanitarian Intervention Bust"

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Huffington Post, posted March 26

The author teaches history at the University of Tulsa.


"This Is What'sReally Behind North Korea's Nuclear Provocations"

By Bruce Cumings, The Nation, posted March 23

The author teaches East Asian history at the University of Chicago.


"Labor and theLegacies of World War I"

By Elizabeth McKillen, Labor and Working Class History Association blog, posted March 20

The author teaches history at the University of Maine.


"President Blowback:How the Invasion of Iraq Came Home"

By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted March 16


"Did the Muslim WorldReally Fall for Hitler?"

By John Broich, Slate, posted March 13

The author teaches history at Case Western Reserve University.

Thanks to Mim Jackson and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles that are included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.


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