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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 103–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... scholarship on the US secret war, but he also relies heavily on personal interviews (specifically from Vang Pao, CIA paramilitary officer James William Lair (known as Bill Lair), and CIA paramilitary officer Anthony Alexander Poshepny (known as Tony Poe)), some documentary sources, and several declassified...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 147–158.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jessie Kindig Reconsidering the US military presence in East Asia in the post-World War II period as a “violent embrace,” this article argues that soldiers' expectations of East Asia as an erotic paradise combined with US military policies to legitimate and normalize sexual access to Asian women...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 31–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Patrick Chung Abstract This article provides a prehistory of the “container revolution” that occurred during the Vietnam War. It situates containerization in Vietnam within the broader history of US military-led capitalist globalization, demonstrating how US military contracting influenced the...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (138): 39–59.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Organizing Committee, which publicly declared that it took leadership on US Latina/o/x issues from the MLN, argued that “behind the PRI’s carefully constructed ‘progressive’ mask is the face of fascism,” and, commenting specifically on the Central American civil wars that were then heating up, maintained...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (115): 142–168.
Published: 01 January 2013
... complete. The CIA paid informants leading up to the coup and trained a secret intelligence unit that included the coup leader, Raoul Cedras. To challenge Aristide’s supporters, US intelligence also helped launch the Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti (FRAPH), a paramilitary group led by...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2012
... stigma on contemporary Guatemalan society and analyzes the work being done by a tenacious group of activists attempting to reverse that stigma in laboring to rescue and make use of a voluminous, recently discovered cache of once-secret police archives. By marshaling documentary evidence of crimes against...
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Radical History Review (1988) 1988 (40): 115–129.
Published: 01 January 1988
... long ago, the assumptions it fostered about the na- ture of the Second World War still dominate discourse on that conflict. On the Left in particular the conviction that this was, to use Studs Terkel's title, "The Good War" against facism and in defense of democracy (however inade uate) and...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2012
... commission case for a War on Terror suspect comparing the “unlawful belligerency” of Indians in the First Seminole War to al- ­ Qaeda. In the secret US mission to kill Osama bin Laden in the spring of 2011, the target’s code name was “Geronimo,” named for the Chiricahua Apache war leader.2 Such...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 151–162.
Published: 01 October 1994
... defendant in the Pittsburgh Smith Act Trial, 1951 through 1957. 154/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW Paul Buhle: Truman's Heir Like all post-World War I1 US. presidents, Richard M. Nixon stepped into the shoes of America's Stalin, the initiator of the peace- time military...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 160–178.
Published: 01 May 2008
... multiracial and transnational politics of solidarity.8 Moreover, Talamante’s history of women challenging sexism within the movement and being labeled as a “sell out [to] gringas” reminds us of the challenges, critical movements, and various knowledges that struggles around issues of gender, politics...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 11–41.
Published: 01 January 2016
... correspondence; surveillance and infiltration by secret police in unions, political parties, and social movements; use of the armed forces and national police (Carabineros) to control internal order, break strikes, and enforce arms control legislation; and jurisdiction of military courts over civilians for...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 183–194.
Published: 01 October 1994
... was the man who dropped 41/2 million tons of bombs on Indochina out of the 7.3 million that were dropped all together. That has to be compared to 2 million that were dropped by us in all of World War 11, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Twenty thousand plus Americans and probably a...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (111): 29–34.
Published: 01 September 2011
... legitimate constitutional authority as commander and live up to what he promised those who voted for him? This is one of the dirty little secrets that people in Washington are in on but about which the rest of us remain in the dark. The dirty little secret is this: civil-­military relations in this...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (93): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2005
... the use of surveillance and other techniques of control being used in Iraq today, by U.S. forces, and then discuss the situation in Iraq more gen- erally? Well, essentially, there is a war still going on, and U.S. forces use aerial drones to...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (63): 1–6.
Published: 01 October 1995
... academic research and expertise as weapons in the arena of global reafpolitik. Bernstein, looking at American economics during the 1940s and 1950s, demon- strates the usefulness of new approaches to economic analysis and computation for various state agencies during the hot war of the for- ties...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 95–104.
Published: 01 January 1992
... succession of funny anecdotes combine to reassure us of the nonthreatening content of the past. While genuinely enter- taining, the cumulative effect is to alleviate the nagging feeling that the Civil War was fought over serious issues. And here lies the fundamental flaw of Ken Burns's nine-part...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 183–203.
Published: 01 October 2014
... end of secret reports on Xavier’s case. Intelligence agents, habituated to conflating moral, sexual, and political “corruption,” accused Xavier of sexual and moral devi- ance. According to army investigators, Xavier had used the “most sordid of meth- ods” to sully the reputations of government...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 137–165.
Published: 01 May 1995
... consonant with the historical moment that nourished McCarthyism and permitted the Rosenbergs’ execu- tion. But Jorgensen’s biography-r the elements of her biography as they were revealed to popular audiences-forces us to reconsider the ways in which the political economy of the Cold War...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 122–128.
Published: 01 January 1997
... the Japanese parliament used in June 1995 when not-quite- apologizing to the Korean ”comfort women” who were forced into sexual slavery during the war and have recently organized and demanded an official Japanese apology. Instead of apologizing, the Japanese parliament called for ”a deep self...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 123–128.
Published: 01 January 1997
... the Japanese parliament used in June 1995 when not-quite- apologizing to the Korean ”comfort women” who were forced into sexual slavery during the war and have recently organized and demanded an official Japanese apology. Instead of apologizing, the Japanese parliament called for ”a deep self...