David N. Gibbs
Professor of History
University of Arizona
PhD in Political Science, 1989, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Recent Book: First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of Yugoslavia
Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.
See review in the Washington Times
and segment from C-SPAN Book TV.
See also excerpts from reviews and comments, regarding First Do No Harm.
D. Gibbs, "Celebrating French Intervention in Mali:
Media Overlooked Role of 'War on Terror' in Sparking Crisis," Extra, April 1, 2013.
For full text, click here.
D. Gibbs, "The Balkan Wars," Economist, January 19, 2013.
Published as lead letter to the editor. For full text click here.
D. Gibbs [interview], "No Side is Interested in Long-Term Ceasefire in Syria,"
RT Television News, April 18, 2012. For full text and video, click here.
D. Gibbs, "Libya and the New Warmongering," Foreign Policy in Focus, January 12, 2012.
For full text, click here. For German translation, click here. For Spanish translation, click here.
Published with reply by Michael Bérubé; for debate and exchange, click here
D. Gibbs, "The 'Decent Left' and the Libya Intervention: A Reply to Michael Bérubé,"
Counterpunch, November 25-27, 2011. Reprinted in Afrique-Asie (online edition).
For full text, click here. For French translation, click here.
D. Gibbs, "Pompous Rhetoric and Realpolitik: Power Politics, NATO, and the Libyan Intervention,"
Counterpunch, September 15, 2011. Reprinted in Cafrande Kültür Sanat ve Hayat.
For full text, click here. For Turkish translation, click here.
D. Gibbs, "Kosovo, a Template for Disaster: The Idea that Kosovo is a Model for Humanitarian
Intervention in Libya is Based on a Series of Myths," London Guardian, March 21, 2011.
Reprinted in the Qatar Tribune, The Daily Star (Bangladesh), and De Staandard (Belgium).
For full text click here. For Russian translation, click here. For Flemish translation, click here.
See a right-wing attack on David Gibbs, by Andrew Breitbart.