LawrenceS. Wittner

Lawrence Wittner received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University (1967), and has taught since then at Hampton Institute, Vassar College, Japanese universities (under the Fulbright program), and at the State University of New York/Albany. He is currently Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany.

Areas of Expertise:
History of peace and nuclear disarmament movements; history of U.S. foreign and military policy; international history; nuclear arms control and disarmament

Publications:
-Rebels Against War
-Cold War America
-American Intervention in Greece, -1943-1949
-One World or None
-Resisting the Bomb
-Toward Nuclear Abolition
-Confronting the Bomb
-Working for Peace and Justice
-(editor) MacArthur
-(associate editor) Biographical Dictionary of Modern Peace Leaders
-(editor) Peace/Mir
-(co-editor) Peace Action
-and over 250 articles and book reviews


Should Limiting North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions Be the Responsibility of the U.S. Government?

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“In recent months, advances in the North Korean government’s nuclear weapons program have led to a sharp confrontation between the government leaders…”

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Published in: Daily Koss, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, My Journal Courier
Date: October 8,9,10,12,2017
878 Words

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A Negotiated Curbing of North Korea’s Nuclear Capabilities Is Good, But Not Good Enough

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“The North Korean government’s progress toward developing a long-range nuclear weapons capability, accompanied by bellicose pronouncements, has been alarming enough…”

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Published in: Huffington Post, War is a Crime, My Journal Courier, Common Dreams, Antiwar, History News Network
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World Citizenship Is More Popular Than You Might Think

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“Has nationalism captured the hearts and minds of the world’s people? It certainly seems to have emerged as a powerful force in recent years.”

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Published in: History News Network, Daily Kos, Common Dreams, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, Politics and Opinions, The Opinion Poll, Newberry Observer, Counterpunch, Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, Sierra County Prospect, Portside, Z Net, The Progress Index
Date: September 17,18,19,20,21,22,27,2017
928 Words

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Playing Nuclear “Chicken” With Our Lives

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“What kind of civilization have we developed when two mentally unstable national leaders, in an escalating confrontation with each other…”

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Published in: Common Dreams, Antiwar, The Sentinel-Progress, Chicago Sun Times, Intrepid Report, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, History News Network, Counterpunch, Jew World Order, Pressenza International News Agency, Sierra County Prospect, The Orange Leader, LA Progressive, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Z Net, The Herald on Randolph, Lawrence S. Wittner Blog, Daily Kos, Gilmer Free Press, The Herald, Newsweek
Date: August 10,11,12,13,17,22,2017
890 Words

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How Much is a Boss Worth?

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“An awful lot of Americans are skeptical about the value of their nation’s corporate executives…”

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Published in: Common Dreams, Sierra County Prospect, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, The Reader Magazine, History News Network, Alexander City Outlook, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press, Newberry Observer, Truthout, Las Vegas Sun, Pagosa Daily Post, Counterpunch
Date: July 16,17,18,19,20,25,August 4,2017
661 Words

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National Illusions and Global Realities

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“For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security…”

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Published in: Huffington Post, War is a Crime, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Newberry Observer, The Hur Herarld, News2Read, Daily Kos, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Pagosa Daily Post, Gilmer Free Press, History News Network, Antiwar, The Raw Story, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, The Sunburg News
Date: June 11,12,13,14,21,25,30,2017
911 Words

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