[haw-info] HAW Notes 2/23/12, including links to recent articles of interest

Jim O'Brien jimobrien48 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 12:33:40 PST 2012


To members and friends of Historians Against the War,

Here are a couple of notes, plus our more or less biweekly set of article
links.

1.  A report on the war resisters conference in Toronto last fall,
co-sponsored by HAW, has been posted at
http://activehistory.ca/2012/01/war-resisters-conference-report-back-looking-back-moving-forward-war-resisters-in-north-america
.

<http://activehistory.ca/2012/01/war-resisters-conference-report-back-looking-back-moving-forward-war-resisters-in-north-america/>2.
Among sessions of potential interest at the Organization of American
Historians convention in Milwaukee, April 18-22, is one on "Historical
Perspectives on the Democratic Revolutions in the Middle East," featuring
Rashid Khalidi, Juan Cole, Melani McAlister, and Michael Sherry, on Friday
morning April 20.  The convention program is at http://annualmeeting.oah.org
.


*Links to Recent Articles of Interest*

*"Remotely Piloted War: How Drone Wars Became the American Way of Life"*
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175507
By *Tom Engelhardt, *TomDispatch.com, posted February 23
*
"Tucson to Palestine: History as a Weapon"*
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/02/21-8
 By *Judy Sokolower, *CommonDreams.org, posted February 21

*"Scoring the Global War on Terror: From Liberation to Assassination in
Three Quick Rounds"*
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175505
 By *Andrew Bacevich, *TomDispatch.com, posted February 19
*The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University
*

*"Solidarity and its Discontents"*
http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/683/solidarity-and-its-discontents
 By the *Raha Iranian Feminist Collective, *Jadaliyya.com, posted February
19
*A lengthy, nuanced discussion of Iranian dissidents and U.S. activists*

*"Honduras in Flames"*
http://www.thenation.com/article/166313/honduras-flames
 By *Dana Frank, **The Nation *blog, posted February 16
*The author teaches history at the University of California, Santa Cruz*

*"This War Is Not Over Yet"*
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/16/opinion/this-war-is-not-over-yet.html
 By *Mary Dudziak, **New York Times, *posted February 15
*The author teaches history, law, and political science at the University
of Southern California*

*"Dominion from Sea to Sea: America's Pacific Ascendancy"*
http://www.japanfocus.org/-Bruce-Cumings/3687
 By *Bruce Cumings, **Asia-Pacific Journal, *posted February 13
*The author teaches history at the University of Chicago

****"The Afghanistan Report the Pentagon Doesn't Want You to Read"*
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/national-affairs/the-afghanistan-report-the-pentagon-doesnt-want-you-to-read-20120210
By *Michael Hastings, **Rolling Stone, *posted February 10
*On the report by Lt. Col. Daniel Davis; includes a link to the full report*
*
**"A War **Anniversary That U.S. Wishes to Forget"*
http://www.progressive.org/philippine_american_war.html
 By *Emil Guillermo, **The Progressive, *posted February 4
*On the Philippine-American War

Thanks to Carl Mirra, Ros Baxandall, and Sam Lowe for suggesting articles
that are included in the above list.  Suggestions can be sent to
jimobrien48 at gmail.com.
*
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