Latest links from Historians Against the War

To members and friends of Historians Against the War,

This is the third biweekly mailing of links to articles that provide historical background on HAW-relevant topics. Suggestions for inclusion are welcome: they can be sent to Members of the working group for this project are listed below.

Matt Bokovoy,
Carolyn (Rusti) Eisenberg
Jim O’Brien
Maia Ramnath
Sarah Shields

“Are We the Martians of the Twenty-First Century?”
By Tom Engelhardt,, posted October 8

“Cold War’s Ghost Blocks Mideast Peace”
By Ira Chernus,, posted October 6

“Celebrating Slaughter: War and Collective Amnesia”
By Chris Hedges,, posted October 5

”Obama’s Afghanistan Dilemma”
By Stanley Kutler,, posted October 1

“Congressional Grumbling Won’t Stop the War!”
By Carolyn Eisenberg,, posted October 1

“Top Things You Think You Know About Iran That Are Not True”
by Juan Cole, Informed Comment (, posted October 1

“An Open Letter to President Obama”
By William R. Polk, The Nation, October 19 edition, posted September 30
(a historically based analysis of what escalation in Afghanistan would mean, with an alternative policy)

“How to Trap a President in a Losing War”
By Tom Engelhardt,, posted September 24

“The Weakness of National Military Strength”
By Lawrence Wittner, History News Network, posted September 21

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