H-PAD Notes 5/23/19: Links to recent articles of interest

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By David A. Graham, Adrienne Green, Cullen Murphy, and Parker Richards, The Atlantic, June issue
A a very long article based on documents and interviews, going back to housing discrimination cases in the 1970s.
By Andrew J. Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted May 23
Eloquent reflections on a visit to this country’s only memorial to its post-9/11 wars, created by bikers in the out-of-the-way small town of Marseilles, Illinois. The author, who grew up in the next down over from Marseilles, is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University.
By Tom Engelhardt, Foreign Policy in Focus, posted May 22
Contains an overview of U.S. election meddling and coup attempts since 1945.
By Jeremy Kuzmarov, CounterPunch.org, posted May 21
On the New York Times’s double standard in regard to the past histories of Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden in regard to foreign policy. The author teaches history at Tulsa Community College.
By Juan Cole, Informed Comment blog, posted May 15
The comparisons show that a war against Iran would be more difficult in multiple ways. The author teaches Middle Eastern history at the University of Michigan.
By Karen J. Greenberg, TomDispatch.com, posted May 14
On the expansion of government secrecy to the point where well over a hundred million documents are unavailable to the public. The author directs the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School. 
By Daniel Kovalik, CounterPunch.org, posted May 13
The author teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
By Corey Robin, The New Yorker, posted May 9
A review essay on Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History” by Richard Evans. Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center.
By Stephen F. Cohen, The Nation, posted May 8
Asks, “If Venezuela becomes a Cuban Missile – like crisis, will Trump be free to resolve it peacefully?” The author is a professor emeritus of history at Princeton University and New York University.
By Amanda Power, The Conversation, posted May 1
The author teaches medieval history at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.
By Ibrahim l-Marashi, Washington Post, posted April 29
The author teaches history at California State University San Marcos.
Thanks to Rusti Eisenberg and Margaret Power for suggesting articles included in the above list. Suggestions for these occasional lists can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.