Phyllis Bennis to Speak at WESPAC Annual Meeting

Phyllis BennisPhyllis Bennis to speak at WESPAC’s Annual Meeting of Members
“The US/Islamic State Crisis: Responding Without War”
Monday, October 20th at 6pm
Mapleton Conference Center, 52 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603

This event is free and open to the public.  Phyllis Bennis’ books will be available for signing including Understanding the US-Iran Crisis, Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power.

Phyllis Bennis is an American journalist, activist, and political commentator. Focusing mainly on issues related to the Middle East and the United Nations, she is a strong critic of Israel and the United States and a leading advocate for Palestinian rights.She directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

6pm Potluck.  Program starts at 6:45pm.  WESPAC members in good standing will be voting for the Board of Directors.  For more details, please contact wespacfoundation@gmail.com or call 914.449.6514.

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