[act-ma] TUES NOV 27 and other dates: What’s wrong with US policy in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen: A journalist’s first hand report

Cole Harrison cole at masspeaceaction.org
Mon Nov 19 14:26:35 PST 2018

What’s wrong with US policy in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Yemen: A journalist’s
first hand report
Tuesday, November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ~ First Church in Cambridge, 11
Garden St

Join the author Reese Erlich as he discusses U.S. relations with Iran,
Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

Erlich’s latest book is *The Iran Agenda Today*
<https://www.routledge.com/authors/i18090-reese-erlich>: *The Real Story
Inside Iran and What’s Wrong with U.S. Policy.

Erlich explores the turbulent recent history between the two countries and
reveals how it has led to a misguided showdown over nuclear technology.  He
notes that all the major U.S. intelligence agencies agree Iran has not had
a nuclear weapons program since at least 2003. He explores why Washington
nonetheless continues with saber rattling and provides a detailed critique
of mainstream media coverage of Iran. The book further details the popular
protests that have rocked Tehran despite repression by the country’s Deep

In addition to covering the political story, Erlich offers insights on
Iran’s domestic politics, popular culture, and diverse populations over
this recent era. His analysis draws on past interviews with high-ranking
Iranian officials, the former shah’s son, Reza Pahlavi, and Iranian exiles
in Los Angeles, as well as the memory of his trip to Tehran with actor Sean

Reese Erlich has been a freelance print and broadcast correspondent for
over 40 years. A Peabody Award-winning journalist, Erlich has authored five
books on foreign affairs.  He taught journalism for ten years in the
California State University system and continues to lecture frequently on
college campuses throughout the country.

Recent articles:

Who is the bigger terrorist: Saudi Arabia or Iran?

What will Iran do now?

The Truth About Iran

Additional Talks by Reese Erlich:

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 12:30pm, Harvard Center for Middle East Studies (CMES)
room 102,  38 Kirkland St, Cambridge.

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7:00 pm, First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.
Sponsored by Mass. Peace Action.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11am, Massachusetts State House.  Host: Rep. Denise

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2:30 pm, Lesley University, Cambridge

Monday, Dec. 3, 2:30 pm – Smith College, Northampton

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7pm –  University of Massachusetts, Amherst

More info:

*"Not one step back"*

Cole Harrison
Executive Director
Massachusetts Peace Action - the Commonwealth's largest grassroots peace
11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138
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617-466-9274 m
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