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U.S. Interests in the Middle East: Source of Stability or Conflict?
Date Tuesday April 29
Time 2:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Location Details
Engineering Auditorium (Room 189)
San Fernando and South 7th Streets
San José State University
San José, CA 95192
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorSan Jose Peace & Justice Center, SBM
Emailactivist [at]
Phone408-297-2299, 408-998-8504
Address48 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Teach-in on War, Occupation, and Peace in the Middle East

Emad Yahya: Is there light at the end of the tunnel in Iraq?
Emad Yahya, MBA is President of the Arab-American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley. He lived in Iraq for 26 years and has travelled there multiple times since the U.S. invasion in 2003. He recently appeared on HBO's "Bill Maher Live."

Salem Ajluni: Political economy of occupied Palestinians
Salem Ajluni, PhD served as a U.N. economist in the occupied Palestinian territories during 1996-2001. He is an SJSU alumnus and has taught economics for more than a decade.

Hossam el-Hamalawy: Egyptian labor movement and U.S. backing for Mubarak
Hossam el-Hamalawy, MA is an Egyptian labor journalist and activist. He is a visiting scholar at the U.C. Berkeley School of Journalism. View his website at:

Gil Villagrán: U.S. exceptionalism in the Middle East
Gil Villagrán, MSW is a lecturer in the School of Social Work at SJSU. He has practiced social work with immigrants, political refugees, torture survivors, youth gangs, and the poor. He writes on human rights and social justice.

Sharat G. Lin: Moderator
Sharat G. Lin, PhD writes on global political economy, the Middle East, India, and labor migration. He has lived for many years in Lebanon and the Gulf countries. He is affiliated with the San José Peace & Justice Center.

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