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FEBRUARY 17, 2009- TUESDAY Week 5 (Feb 17. 19): The Pentagon: From the Shores of Tripoli to the Quagmire of Iraq; The Unelected - media, lobbies, staff * Little, pp. 229-266 ("Kicking the Vietnam Syndrome") The Power Game: in-class required video #2: The Pentagon (Be sure to take notes! You may also look at the corresponding pages of Hedrick Smith, The Power Game, pp. 160-215). * Smith, pp. 216-231 on AIPAC * Paul Findley, They Dare Speak to Speak Out (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 1985) pp. 25-49, 165-179 (or 3rd ed. Pb. 2003, pp. 27-50, 187-208) The Power Game: in-class required video #3: The Unelected - media, lobbies, staff (Be sure to take notes! You may also look at the corresponding pages of Hedrick Smith, The Power Game, pp. 216-271) Kicking the Vietnam Syndrome: the USA in the Middle East 1958-2009 But first the news (and some new online course materials): Obama Confronts a Choice on Copters , NYT Feb. 16, 2009 Pakistan Agrees to Islamic Law in Swat Region , NYT Feb. 16, 2009 Swat: Pakistan's lost paradise , Al-Jazeera , Feb 16, 2009 U.S. Envoy Reaches Out to Iran in Afghan Visit , NYT Feb. 16, 2009 Barak tells IDF: Iran nukes are an existential threat to Israel , Haaretz, Feb. 16, 2009 Netanyahu: Palestinians should have sovereignty, but not at our expense , Haaretz, Feb. 16, 2009 Darfur rivals set to sign Doha deal , Al-Jazeera , Feb 16, 2009
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Two years ago and earlier: Skeptics Doubt U.S. Evidence on Iran Action in Iraq (NYT Feb 13, 2007) Putin Says U.S. Is Undermining Global Stability (NYT Feb 11, 2007) Gates Counters Putinís Words on U.S. Power (NYT Feb 11, 2007) Egypt Frees Muslim Cleric Seized in 2003 (Reuters Feb 11, 2007) U.S. Says Arms Link Iranians to Iraqi Shiites (NYT Feb 11, 2007) Ex-C.I.A. Official Says Iraq Data Was Distorted (NYT Feb 11, 2006) What We Need in Iraq: An Exit Date
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