[haw-info] HAW Notes 3/18/11: Links to recent articles of interest

Jim O'Brien jimobrien48 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 08:45:47 PDT 2011


*Suggestions for this list can be sent to jimobrien48 at gmail.com.  Thanks to
Rusti Eisenberg, Rosalyn Baxandall, and Sam Lowe for suggesting articles
that are included in the following list.

*

*“Revealed: US Spy Operation That Manipulates Social Media”*
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/mar/17/us-spy-operation-social-networks
*
*By *Nick Fielding and Ian Cobain, **The Guardian, *posted March 17
*On a Pentagon contract for the creation of false on-line identities, known
as "sock puppets"*



*“Korean War Coverage Was Distorted and Suppressed”*
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Korean-War-Coverage-Was-Di-by-Sherwood-Ross-110317-824.html
*
*By *Sherwood Ross, *OpEdNews, posted March 17
*Based on interviews with Korean War historian Bruce Cumings of the
University of Chicago
*

*“How the Japanese Learned about ‘Nuclear Safety’”*
http://www.hnn.us/articles/137657.html*
*By *Lawrence S. Wittner, *History News Network, posted March 17
*On the 1954 “Lucky Dragon” nuclear incident; the author is an emeritus
professor of history at SUNY Albany*


*“Smoking Out Vietnam War Truths”*
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/MC12Ae01.html*
*By *Nick Turse, **Asia Times Online, posted March 12*


*“The Mythic Lure of the ‘No-Fly Zone’”
*http://www.hnn.us/articles/137617.html
By *Ira Chernus, *History News Network, posted March 14

“Fissures in the Arab Revolt”
http://www.counterpunch.org/prashad03112011.html
By *Vijay Prashad,** *CounterPunch.org, posted March 11
*Historical background on Libya and especially Bahrain; the author teaches
South Asian history at Trinity College*

*“The Shameful Abuse of Bradley Manning”*
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/mar/11/bradley-manning-wikileaks
By *Daniel Ellsberg, **The Guardian, *posted March 11

*The Arab Spring”*
http://www.thenation.com/article/158991/arab-spring
By *Rashid Khalidi, **The Nation,* March 21 issue, posted March 6
*The author teaches the history of the modern Middle East at Columbia
University*

 “The Long History of Labor Bashing”
http://chronicle.com/article/The-Long-History-of-Labor/126555/
By Nelson Lichtenstein, *The Chronicle Review, *posted March 6
*The author teaches history at the University of California Santa Barbara*

**
*"The Middle East Revolutions in Historical Perspective: Egypt, Occupied
Palestine, and the United States"***
http://www.japanfocus.org/-Herbert_P_-Bix/3488
By Herbert P. Bix, Asia-Pacific Journal, February 21
*The author is a former Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who now teaches at
Binghamton University*
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