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 the U.S. Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold?

“The Trump administration’s campaign to topple the government of Venezuela raises the issue of whether the U.S. government is willing to adhere to the same rules of behavior it expects…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Gilmer Free Press, Z Net, Lassen County Times, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Common Dreams, Bainbridge Island Review, History News Network, LA Progressive, The Smirking Chimp, War is a Crime
Date: February 19,20,21,22,23, March 3,2019
698 Words

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Don’t Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament?Unless They’re Pushed to Do So

“At the beginning of February 2019, the two leading nuclear powers took an official step toward resumption of the nuclear arms race. On February 1, the U.S. government…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Common Dreams, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, LA Progressive, Gilmer Free Press, The News International, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: February 8,11,13,15,19,2019
961 Words

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As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety

“Ever since the U.S. atomic bombings of Japanese cities in August 1945, a specter has haunted the world?the specter of nuclear annihilation…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, History News Network, LA Progressive, Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Z Net, War is a Crime, History News Network, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, The Sunburg News, Daily Kos, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, The Posey County News
Date: January 24,25,27,29,30,February 1,4,2019
950 Words

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Do We Really Need Billionaires?

“According to numerous reports, the world’s billionaires keep increasing in number and, especially, in wealth…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Daily Kos, Common Dreams, LA Progressive, Alternet, History News Network, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, The Reader Magazine, Z Net, The Smirking Chimp, The Elizabethton Star, Counterpunch, Sentinel News, Alternet, Brewminate, Popular Resistance, South Coast Today, Critical Studies, Sierra County Prospect, The News International, Gilmer Free Press, The Raw Story
Date: January 6,7,8,9,11,16,2019
968 Words

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The United States is First in War, But Trailing in Crucial Aspects of Modern Civilization

“Maybe those delirious crowds chanting “USA, USA” have got something. When it comes to military power, the United States reigns supreme. Newsweek reported in March 2018:…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, Daily Kos, Common Dreams, Popular Resistance, Portside, Bainbridge Island Review, Stories in the News, The Reader Magazine, Z Net, LA Progressive, The Russophile, Press & Journal, Information Clearing House, Lassen County Times, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: December 29,30,2018, January 1,2,11,12,2019
938 Words

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