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Phyllis Bennis - Speaks on "The Bush Administration's Drive for War"
Monday, October 21, 2002
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
New College Theater 777 Valencia Street San Francisco
Phyllis Bennis - Leading Progressive Analyst of U.S. policy in Iraq and the Middle East speaking on "The Bush Administration's Drive for War" Monday October 21, 7pm New College Theater, 777 Valencia Street (near 16th St BART), San Francisco, CA Live Webcast: http://newmedia.newcollege.edu:8000/ or http://newcollege.edu/cesa (requires RealMedia Player; free download: www.real.com ) Phyllis Bennis is Director of the New Internationalism Program of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington. She has been a writer about UN and Middle East issues for more than 25 years and appears frequently in all major media in the U.S. and internationally. Phyllis is also a Fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam and is an Editor of MERIP’s Middle East Report. In early 1999 Phyllis participated in a six-week, 22-city speaking tour on Iraq sanctions and U.S. policy with former UN Assistant Secretary General and Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Denis Halliday. Later that year she accompanied a group of congressional aides to Iraq for the first U.S. congressional visit since 1991. In 2001 she helped found, and remains on the steering committee of the U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation. Bennis’ newest book is Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis (Interlink Publishing, September 2002). She is also the author of Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today’s UN (Interlink, 2000). Her earlier books include From Stones to Statehood: The Palestinian Uprising; Altered States: A Reader in the New World Order; and Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader. Sponsored by New College of California and Global Exchange. For more information contact: June Brashares at Global Exchange Speakers Bureau at 415-575-5542. Donation of $5 at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible. Sign language and other services available at request.
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