Monthly Archives: March 2007

Senate Joins House in Setting Troop Withdrawal Date from Iraq War Disgrace

This is from the New York Times in its entirety. Such Congressional resistance of presidential warmaking power has not been seen since the Vietnam War. It is overdue but should be construed as progressive if it would reduce the violence … Continue reading

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Military Behemoth Keeps On Visiting Blog: Reflections on My Academic Freedom Struggle.

1) Army, Ft Shafter Hawaii 2) DOIM Network Branch, Ft Leavenworth, Kansas 3) HQ US Army Medical Research and Development Command Fort Detrick, Maryland 4) 42ND COMMUNICATION SQUADRON MAXWELL AFB AL 5) Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base … Continue reading

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{Updated} Lisa Torok Contacts Professor Kirstein: Sister of Iraq Veteran Casualty of War. Did research paper on Lariam.

Michael Torok was a communications specialist for the United States Army. I had written this blog post on suicides during the Iraq War in April 2006: The number of suicides in the U.S. army of occupation was 87 for 2005 … Continue reading

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Lincoln Park High School (March 28, 2007): Professor Kirstein to Appear with Kent Griffiths to Discuss Iraq War

I will be speaking at Lincoln Park High School this Tuesday, March 27th, on the Iraq War. Another panelist whom I was told will appear is Kent Griffiths. He is the Republican Committeeman[person] for the 32nd Ward. Chicago is divided … Continue reading

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American Historical Association Votes Against Iraq War

Historians Against the War sent out the following press release last week. HAW members are encouraged to share it with others, including colleagues in other countries who may find this stand by US historians to be encouraging. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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Kirstein to Speak at Top Rated Illinois Public High School

Professor Kirstein has been invited to speak at a Chicago Public School, Lincoln Park High School, on the Iraq War on March 27. He will speak on, “Iraq: Its Impact on America and the World” as we endure the beginning … Continue reading

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Weekend Delight

Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895): German authors, socialists, sociologists, friends, pioneers of social justice, discoverers of dialectical materialism and advocates of revolutionary class consciousness.

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Senator Clinton Calls for Endless War in Iraq

This individual essentially supports the Republican party’s vision of empire and imperialism and specifically the Bush administration’s preemptive war in Iraq. Yes there maybe a little lie here or there, but she has revealed in an interview with the New … Continue reading

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The United States: Nuclear Outlaw and Proliferator

Let us remember what we are dealing with. A terrorist democracy. The United States construes itself as the leader of counterproliferation of nuclear weapons. It is without question the primary nuclear threat to international peace and security. The inevitable if … Continue reading

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Military Empire Keeps “Hitting” Blog

I post fairly frequently in rough groups of ten hits from the far reaches of the U.S. military establishment. It is nice to know that there is an interest among military personnel in my comments. Whenever I receive authentic, provocative … Continue reading

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Rounds Two & Three on H.N.N.: Professors Moïse and Kirstein Debate the Vietnam War, {See photos of the genocide}

American hero, Jane Fonda, on her save the children campaign in Hanoi. She had the courage to try to stop this genocide against an Asian people that was no threat to the U.S. I wrote an article, see link below, … Continue reading

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Military Historian and Professor Kirstein “Debate” C.O.S.V.N.

Professor Moïse is a military historian at Clemson University who read my H.N.N. article and commented critically on its content. We disagree over the existence of the Central Office for South Vietnam which was used as the casus belli for … Continue reading

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Kirstein Article on Congress v. the President in George Mason University’s H.N.N. {Comments at End}

This is an article I published with History News Network: “Congress v. the President in Iraq and Vietnam.” This article appears courtesy of H.N.N.: The midterm congressional elections in November 2006, with the return of a Democratic majority to both … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein Interviewed for “Voices from America” Iran Television Documentary

I was interviewed on Friday, March 2, 2007 for a documentary called “Voices from America.” About ten academicians, many of whom attended the International Studies conference at the Hilton Towers in Chicago, were interviewed. The great Richard Falk, one of … Continue reading

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