[haw-info] links to recent articles of interest

Jim O'Brien jimobrien48 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 13:06:47 PDT 2010


*These recent-article mailings are posted at
http://blog.historiansagainstwar.org.  Suggestions for inclusion in the
lists can be sent to jimobrien48 at gmail.com.  *


“Afghanistan's Armies, Past and Present”
http://www.historyandpolicy.org/papers/policy-paper-105.html
By Stephanie Cronin, *History & Policy,* posted July 8
*The author teaches Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford*
“Non-Believer”
http://www.tnr.com/node/76091
By Andrew Bacevich, *The New Republic,* posted July 7*
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University*
  “Mark Twain’s Early Protest Against the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan”
http://www.tikkun.org/tikkundaily/2010/07/07/mark-twain%E2%80%99s-early-protest-against-the-wars-in-iraq-and-afghanistan/
By *Cynthia Wachtell, *Tikkun Daily, posted July 7*
Based on the author’s just-published book *War No More: The Antiwar Impulse
in American Literature, 1961-1914 *(LSU Press)*   “What Eisenhower Could
Teach Obama”
http://www.consortiumnews.com/2010/070510a.html
By Melvin A. Goodman, ConsortiumNews.com, posted July 5

*“Why McChrystal Did It”*
http://www.zcommunications.org/why-mcchrystal-did-it-by-immanuel-wallerstein
By *Immanuel Wallerstein, *Z-Net, posted July 4



*“What Drives Israel?”*
http://www.zcommunications.org/what-drives-israel-by-ilan-pappe
By *Ilan Pappe, *posted June 30 (originally in the *Scotland Herald*)
*The author teaches history at the University of Exeter, UK*



*“How Afghanistan Became the Ignored War”*
http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/06/28/zelizer.afghanistan.ignored.war/
By *Julian Zelizer, *CNN.com, posted June 28
*The author teaches history at Princeton University*


“The Land Where Theories of Warfare Go to Die: Obama, Petraeus, and the Cult
of COIN in Afghanistan”
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175266**
By Robert Dreyfuss, TomDispatch.com, posted June 27

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*“Why the Taliban Is Winning in Afghanistan”*
http://www.newstatesman.com/international-politics/2010/06/british-afghanistan-government
By *William Dalrymple, **New Statesman, *posted June 22
*Compares the current war to the disastrous First Anglo-Afghan War of
1839-42*
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