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Phyllis Bennis: U.S. Policy in the Middle East

Western Michigan University: The Fetzer Center, Kirsh Auditorium 1903 Western Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about what is going on in the Middle East, from a renowned expert. If you want to know what is really happening, and why we should care, the upcoming presentation by Phyllis Bennis will knock your proverbial socks off! No cover charge for the event. Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, who specializes in Middle East and United Nations issues.

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This event is sponsored by Kalamazoo Non Violent Opponents of War

Iraq: A Teach-In on the Legacy of the Seven-Year U.S. Occupation

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Thousands of U.S. troops are leaving Iraq -- but more than 50,000 troops and tens of thousands of US-paid mercenaries remain. US "combat operations" are ending, but Iraq remains mired in war.

Ending the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

American University's Kay Spiritual Life Center American University Main Campus, Washington, DC

Join four acclaimed writers and analysts for a discussion about ending the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Writers Against War & Occupation In Afghanistan & Iraq

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Opening Exhibit and Reading

Gallery 31, The Corcoran Gallery of Art 500 17th St NW, Washington, DC

The Corcoran Gallery of Art presents 'Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here', a collection of 130 broadsides celebrating our collective cultural voice and representing the deaths and injuries of the March 2007 car bomb on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad.

A Conversation with IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis and Ethelbert Miller

IPS Conference Room 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

Poet, writer and IPS Board Chair E. Ethelbert Miller will interview IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis about her life and work. Today, Phyllis is a leading scholar-activist and voice of reason on the Middle East and on the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Iraq: 9 Years of War and Activism. Is It Over?

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

On the 9th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, join us for an evening of reflection and looking forward. hear stories from big and small actors in the anti-Iraq occupation movement about how the past nine years impacted them and their lives, and the lasting lessons for us as a movement.

Syria: Crisis & Response

Join IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis and other subject matter experts for a discussion about what course of action would be best for the U.S. regarding the current conflict in Syria.

A People’s Hearing on the Lasting Impact of the Iraq War

Friends Meeting House of Washington 2111 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC

On the 11th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq the Institute for Policy Studies, Iraqi Veterans Against the War, and many others co-sponsor this compelling reflection, moderated by Phil Donahue, creator and host of The Phil Donahue Show and Co-Director and Co-Producer of the film “Body of War.”

What is ISIS?

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

A panel discussion forum, featuring IPS' Phyllis Bennis, on the current situation in Iraq and Syria and what we should know about ISIS.

Why is the US Bombing Iraq and Syria?

St. Stephen's Church 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC

The Washington Peace Center will feature IPS' Phyllis Bennis at a teach-in to discuss these and other questions on Veterans' Day to stop the next war now!

ISIS, War, and the Refugee Crisis: What Happens Now?

The Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

A discussion about Syria, Iraq, ISIS, refugees, war, and terrorism with IPS's Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman of United Methodist Church's General Board of Global Ministries.

Ending the Multiple Wars in Syria: The U.S. Role

Woman's National Democratic Club 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis will be a presenter for The U.S. Role in a Changing World, a new program series of the Woman's National Democratic Club.