[act-ma] Phyllis Bennis Speaks Wednesday, Jan. 17 on the U.S. and Middle East Wars

Joseph Gerson JGerson at afsc.org
Mon Jan 14 12:31:34 PST 2013



Wednesday, January 16

 PHYLLIS BENNIS will be speaking about "The U.S. and Middle East Wars"

7 p.m. (suggested contribution $10)

Washburn Hall, Episcopal Divinity School
99 Brattle St. (Harvard Square,)  Cambridge, Ma

Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, where she directs the New Internationalism Program. She writes for The Nation and is a frequent guest on "Democracy Now" and NPR's Diane Rehm news programs. Her areas include U.S. foreign policy, especially the Middle East (Israel-Palestine, Iraq and Iran) and U.S. relations with the United Nations. She was lead author of the IPS report, "Quagmire: The Mounting Costs of the Iraq War and the Case for Bringing Home the Troops." She is also a Fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam.

You can read her recent article for The Nation: "Will Chuck Hagel's Appointment Actually Help the Anti-War Left" at: 

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