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Panel at WESPAC on U.S. Crisis with Iran

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Panel at WESPAC on U.S. Crisis with Iran


Thursday, January 16th at 7pm at WESPAC
77 Tarrytown Road, Suite 2W (Upper Level)
White Plains, NY 10607
Plenty of free parking on site.  Driving directions https://wespac.org/category/s5-static-info/c38-contact/

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, focusing on Middle East, U.S. wars and UN issues. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam.  She works with many anti-war organizations, writing and speaking widely across the U.S. and around the world as part of the global peace movement. She has served as an informal adviser to several top UN officials on Middle East issues and was twice short-listed to become the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.  Phyllis has written and edited eleven books. Among her latest is Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer, as well as the just-published 7th updated edition of her popular Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.  Phyllis will join us via videoconference.

Jamasb Heidari is a writer and commentator on culture and politics. He has written for CounterPunch, Monthly Review, LobeLog and the Carnegie Middle East Center.  He served as a member of the executive committee of the New Democratic Party in the City of Toronto, Canada. He was also active with the civil society group CASMII,  Committee Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran based in London. 

Sara Flounders is Co-Director of International Action Center and helps coordinate the United National Antiwar Coalition, the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases and the Sanctions Kill Campaign.  She has helped expose U.S. interventions, regime change efforts and sanctions against many developing countries.  In the U.S. she focuses attention on political prisoners, racism, mass incarceration and austerity linked to expanding U.S. militarism.

This event is free and open to the public.  Contributions will be requested to help cover travel costs for our speakers.


January 16
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm