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Libya, Afghanizstan, Tet, “national security” and Jane Fonda: Latest articles recommended by HAW

“Ten Myths About Libya?”
By Conn Hallinan, Portside.org, posted August 24
This critique of Juan Cole’s article, listed below, requires scrolling partway down the Portside page.

“Top Ten Myths About the Libya War”
By Juan Cole, Portside.org, posted August 23 (from the author’s Informed Comment blog, August 22)
The author teaches history at the University of Michigan

“As Fighting Continues in Libya, a Look at Role of the U.S., NATO and Oil Firms in Libya Uprising”
Interview with Phyllis Bennis by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!, posted August 23

“The Tet Offensive’s Parallels to Afghanistan”
By Richard Falk, Aljazeera.net, posted August 23

“An Initial Libyan Scorecard”
By Mark LeVine, Aljazeera.net, posted August 22
The author teaches history at the University of California, Irvine

“The ‘Most Notorious Liar in the Country’ Gets a Memorial on the Mall”
By Jo Freeman, Senior Women Web, posted appr. August 22

“How Safe Are You? What Almost $8 Trillion in National Security Spending Bought You”
By Chris Hellman, TomDispatch.com, posted August 18

“Shaping a New World Order”
By Andrew J. Bacevich, Los Angeles Times, posted August 17
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University

“Jane Fonda and the ‘Home of the Brave'”
Bu Nancy Miller Saunders, The Rag Blog, posted August 11

“The Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention”
By Walden Bello, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted August 9

Suggested articles from Historians Against the War

“Not Why But How: To the Shores of (and the Skies above) Tripoli”
By Andrew J. Bacevich, Tom Dispatch.com, posted April 12
The author teaches history and international relations at Boston University

“The Success of Revolutions That Do Not Succeed”
By Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch.org, posted April 8
The author teaches history at Trinity College

“Morocco: Can Dinosaurs Become Butterflies?”
By Stuart Schaar, The Indypendent, posted April 6
The author is a professor emeritus of Middle East and North African history at Brooklyn College

“The Censored War and You”
By Kelley B. Vlahos, antiwar.com, posted April 5
Compares coverage of the Vietnam and Afghanistan wars

“100 Years of Bombing Libya: The Forgotten Fascist Roots of Humanitarian Interventionism”
By Mark Almond, CounterPunch.org, posted April 5

“Japan, Europe and the Dangerous Fantasy of American Leadership”
By Karel van Wolferen, Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, posted April 4

“Last Act in the Middle East”
By Andrew J. Bacevich, Newsweek, posted April 3

“A Matter of Empire”
By Arno J. Mayer, CounterPunch, posted April 1
The author is an emeritus professor of history at Princeton University

“Response to Juan Cole on Libya”
By Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, posted April 1

“The Dangerous US Game in Yemen”
By Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, posted March 30
Has much historical background