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John Tirman

John Tirman is executive director of the MIT Center for International Studies. His latest book, The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America’s Wars, will be published by Oxford University Press in July.


  • May 6, 2011

    Citizen Zinn

    Throughout his life and work, Howard Zinn was fashioning a living concept of what it means to be a good citizen.

    John Tirman

  • SocietyJanuary 28, 2009

    Bush’s War Totals

    The human cost of Bush's war: 1 million dead. 4.5 million displaced. 1 million to 2 million widows. 5 million orphans.

    John Tirman

  • National SecurityMarch 24, 2005

    Security the Progressive Way

    The lockdown strategy has made America less safe. there's a better approach.

    John Tirman

  • ActivismOctober 14, 1999

    How We Ended the Cold War

    It is now ten years since the Berlin wall crumbled, but the question of how and why the cold war was concluded still lingers.

    John Tirman

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