H-PAD Notes 5/1/19: Links to recent articles of interest

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Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Stephen Wertheim, Foreign Affairs, May-June issue 
The author is a visiting assistant professor of history at Columbia University.
By Gregory D. Foster, History News Network, posted April 28
The author is a Vietnam War veteran who teaches at the National Defense University's Eisenhower School. This is a trenchant critique of US policies from a surprising source.

By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted April 28
On Puerto Ricans' long but ultimately successful struggle to stop the Navy's use of the island of Vieques for bombing practice. The author is a professor emeritus of history at SUNY Albany.

By Stephen M. Walt, Foreign Policy, posted April 26
The author teaches international relations at Harvard University.
By Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe, posted April 26
The author is a longtime reporter and analyst of U.S. foreign policy. 
By Joseph Cirincione and Mary Kaszynski, LobeLog, posted April 23
This article traces moves by the Trump administration against Iran and draws parallels with the preparations for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. 
By Andrew J. Bacevich, New York Times, posted April 19
The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University. This is a review essay on Leap of Faith by Michael J. Mazarr.  

By Alfred W. McCoy, TomDispatch.com, posted April 9
The author teaches history at the University of Wisconsin. His most recent book is In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power.
By Adam Harris, The Atlantic, posted April 8
And eloquent and heartbreaking account of the life and death of historian Thea Hunter, who died in December 2018 at age 62.

By Adam Tooze, London Review of Books, posted April 4
The author teaches history at Columbia University.

Thanks for Rusti Eisenberg, Van Gosse, and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles that are included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.